Events were held in Rangoon and other parts of Burma today to mark the 28th anniversary of the 8888 uprising.
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Twenty-five years after the bloody military crackdown on protestors in Burma, activists are asking whether it’s time to forgive and forget.
Ko Ko Gyi lost the best years of his youth in jail, and has seen many fellow activists succumb to physical and mental torture
Announcement that Burmese nationals who fled the country following the 1988 uprising are allowed to return is met with bemusement
Burmese pro-democracy protestors in London yesterday used the 23rd anniversary of the 1988 uprising to focus anger at the lack of change with the new Burmese government. Hundreds gathered outside[…]
Aung San Suu Kyi leads ceremony in Rangoon as Burmese across the country gathered to mark 23 years since mass protests