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The family of James Mawdesley tell the story of how he was given a 17-year prison sentence for protesting against the Burmese government. During his time in solitary confinement, James claims his Christian faith kept him strong, and further motivated him to stand up for what he believed to be morally right.
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23 March 2011

Classroom Ideas

Ask pupils in what ways James showed commitment to the teaching and example of Jesus. What are their reactions to this sort of commitment that requires such a high level of personal risk?

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