Julia Roberts, Demi Moore, Gordon Brown ‘tweet’ for Burma’s Suu Kyi release

June 15th, 2009 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI  

Gordon Brown London, June 15 (ANI): Julia Roberts and Demi Moore are among 64 Hollywood celebrities who have, along with politicians like Gordon Brown, joined a ‘Twitter’ campaign calling for the release of the Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi.

Suu Kyi was first held under house arrest 19 years ago, and has spent almost 13 years as a captive ever since.

Currently, she stands accused of breaking the terms of her confinement.

Hollywood stars like Julia Roberts and Demi Moore have posted their messages on the website 64forsuu.org as a part of the campaign marking Suu Kyi’s 64th birthday on June 19.

“We must not stand by as she is silenced again. Now is the time for the international community to speak with one voice,” the Telegraph quoted Roberts as having written on the website.

Kevin Spacey, Yoko Ono, Gordon Brown, Stephen Fry and Eddie Izzard have also joined the campaign.

The supporters of the Burmese have been invited to tweet, write text messages or send video and photos supporting Suu Kyi. (ANI)

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