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Aung Myo Min

Executive Director, Human Rights Education Institute of Burma (HREIB), Burma

Aung Myo Min is the founder and executive director of the Human Rights Education Institute of Burma (HREIB) and the Colors Rainbow LGBT Rights Project. He was a student leader in Burma’s 1988 revolution and the first openly gay man in the democratic movement. Mr. Myo Min has been awarded seven international awards for his human rights and LGBT rights work, including the 1999 Felipa De Souza award from the IGLHRC and the Honor of Courage award from the San Francisco City Board in California. He is a graduate of the Human Rights Advocate Program at Columbia University.

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