The Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) met with the federal government on campus yesterday to discuss electoral reform. “In general, [student issues] don’t get listened to unless students vote and so that’s why I’ve taken interest in the democratic institutions portfolio,” said Victoria Morton, RSU vice president education and one of the four union executives present at the meeting. University […]
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In 1993, 27-year-old Dr. Ma Thida was just beginning her career in medicine when she was sent to Burma’s Insein Prison for allegedly having contact with anti-government organizations. Thida was a strong supporter of Aung San Suu Kyi, the leader of the main opposition party in Burma, and was sentenced to 20 years in prison. As a young woman who […]