“Thank you for your insightful and moving remarks and for sharing your own story of courage and integrity your efforts to fight repression remind us of the incredible work of our three finalists in different ways you all demonstrate a firm commitment to truth that inspires us to act with greater resolve in fighting for justice in our own lives before”.
Wai Hnin Pwint Thon
“Hope has two beautiful daughters, anger and courage. Anger at the way things are and the courage to see that they do not remain the way they are.”
“And I think it is incredibly important to always realize that no matter how formidable institutions might seem, no matter how powerful corrupt factions might appear to be, you always have - every person has within themselves - the ability to fight it and to change it.”