LES photo exibition

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					                                                                      CEPA Gallery
                                                                           and the
                                                              International Institute
                                                                         of Buffalo
                                                                          present:


   Burma’s Mother Irrawaddy: photos by Law Eh Soe
 Law Eh Soe photographed the Saffron Revolution, which under the military regime in Burma was a
  crime punishable by death. As such, he was forced to flee his home country and immigrate as a
 political refugee, to Buffalo. A documentary detailing his experiences, Click in Fear, will be shown in
                                conjunction with his breathtaking photos.

                5:30-8:00 p.m. Friday, May 11th, 2012
                            617 Main St. Buffalo, New York
                                www.cepagallery.org




According to statistics from the International Institute of Buffalo, due to the political unrest within the
country of Burma, about 1,400 refugees settle in the Buffalo area annually. Burmese are the fastest
growing group in the city of Buffalo, currently comprising 2% (over 6,000) of the total population.
Thousands more in the US settle elsewhere and 50,000 to 100,00 live in refugee camps awaiting a final
home.

				
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