UN ‘Deeply Troubled’ by Burmese Military’s Decision to Execute Democracy Activists

The Burmese military said on Friday that it would proceed with the execution of two pro-democracy activists convicted of treason and terrorism, drawing outcry from human rights groups. Veteran democracy activist Kyaw Min Yu, as well as Phyo Zeyar Thaw, a former lawmaker from the National League for Democracy (NLD) party led by deposed Aung…

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‘This is deeply dangerous’: Competition series on activists draws criticism from activists

A new series set to air on CBS titled “The Activist” has drawn sharp criticism on social media, in particular from activists who worry a competition show might miss the mark on what activism is all about. Brittany Packnett Cunningham an activist and MSNBC Contributor, joined American Voices with Alicia Menendez to discuss her concern…

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