The under-pressure developers of a controversial housing and commercial district in Rangoon say the government supports continuing the project.
On this week’s episode of DVB Debate, the panel asks whether the police use of civilian thugs to put down protests can be legally justified.
Twenty six fire engines were called to busy Pansodan Street in downtown Rangoon on Wednesday.
Student negotiators achieved an apparent breakthrough on Tuesday morning, as a deal was proposed to allow them to carry on towards Rangoon.
Police, plain clothed thugs beat students and activists with batons and makeshift weapons, to disperse Rangoon crowd.