Why is Canada resistant to recognizing clean water as a human right? Perhaps it's because if we were to do so, we would have to face the fact that our country, a world leader in fighting for human rights, is denying a human right to hundreds of thousands of our own people.
Zarganar has spent 11 of the past 24 years in prison, put there by the Burmese government that doesn't appreciate his jokes. Asked why he chose to become a comedian rather than a dentist, Zarganar replies, "One dentist can open one mouth. One comedian can open 11,000 mouths."