A Peacock in the Jungle
"The Peacock is the symbol of the Burmese freedom fighters, it fights until it dies". This documentary provides an insider's view of the situation of the Burmese freedom fighters who are struggling towards their goal at the border of Thailand and Burma: a democratic Burma. Their forces are united under the banner of the 'All Burma Students Democratic Front' (ABSDF). Two members of the ABSDF, a reporter and an information officer, will give the audience an unprecedented insight into the lives of the members of the ABSDF. The reporter, a young Burmese woman, who has been living with her daughter in a the ABSDF camp in the jungle in Thailand for more than six years, interviews refugees about their reasons for taking refuge in Thailand and sends this information to the ABSDF office in Bangkok. The information officer works at the ABSDF information office in Bangkok. His role is of the utmost importance in getting international attention for human rights violation in Burma through his press releases to the international media.