Some participants of the 1988 uprising that made the term “88 Generation” synonymous with one of Burma’s most historic pro-democracy movements have objected to a bid to register a political party under the name “Four Eights Party.”
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On this week’s episode of DVB Debate, the panel sizes up the political and economic role for former exiles and economic migrants in a new Burma.
Activist group says it may look to become a political or philanthropic organisation following release of several members in amnesty
Dec 24, 2008 (DVB)-One of the detained leaders of the 88 Generation Students, Htay Kywe has been tortured physically and mentally by authorities, according to sources close to Buthidaung prison[…]
Nov 15, 2008 (DVB)-Nine leading members of the 88 Generation Students, including Min Ko Naing, were sentenced to serve 65 years in prison on 11 November, according to their relatives.[…]
Nov 12, 2008 (DVB)-Fourteen members of the 88 Generation Students Group have been sentenced to 65 years each yesterday. They are Ko Min Zayya, Ma Mie Mie, Ma Nilar Thein[…]