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The Impact of Energy on China/Myanmar Relations

China and Myanmar have had a mixed post-war relationship, ranging from warm to hostile, with Burma being the first non-communist country to recognize the PRC in 1949, then expelling much of its Chinese population following anti-Chinese riots in the ... Huffington Post, 1 week ago

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Here's why students in Burma are taking to the streets

A days-long standoff between security forces and students protesting a new education law in Burma dissolved into bloody chaos Tuesday about 90 miles from the country's commercial capital of Rangoon, with police beating protesters with lathe sticks ...
 Washington Post1 month ago WorldViews: Here's why students in Burma are suddenly taking to the streets  Washington Post1 month ago

Netizens in Burma, Globally Vow Student Solidarity

A man from Nepal posts a photo in support of Burma's students. (Photo: Facebook / We Support Myanmar Students) RANGOON — Facebook users across the world have posted their support for Burma's student activists in a campaign that has attracted ...
 Irrawaddy1 month ago Up to 100 detained after Burma protest crackdown  RTE Online1 month ago STUDENT CRACKDOWN: TRIALS OPEN IN YANGON  Misna1 month ago Families Still Denied Access to Detained Students  Irrawaddy1 month ago

Myanmar Higher Education Protests Met With Police Violence

A weeks-long standoff between student protesters and police inMyanmar (Burma) has come to an end as police charged students with batons. The students were also kicked and beaten as they were dragged to trucks by members of the police force as they ...
 EducationNews.org1 month ago Burmese police charge student protesters, end week-long standoff  CBC1 month ago Burma police charge student protest  Irish Independent1 month ago

Conflict Flares in Myanmar as Reforms Slip Into Reverse

WALLAY, BURMA--When foreign dignitaries visit Myanmar, still known as Burma in much of the West, they don't walk the rural hills over which the central government and assorted ethnic groups, such as the Karen, fought for decades. Like Wallay ...
 Huffington Post2 months ago

Photojournalists in Burma Weigh Duty Against Dangers

Burmese photojournalists walk down a street in conflict-wracked Sittwe, Arakan State, in 2012. (Photo: boothee / astrophoto) RANGOON — When riot police began bludgeoning about 200 student protestors in Burma last month, the violence sent ...
 Irrawaddy2 weeks ago Kaman IDPs in Arakan State Ask Govt to Rebuild Homes  Irrawaddy3 days ago

DVB Debate: After the riots

Brutal police crackdowns on student protestors in Rangoon and Letpadan last month were aided by civilian thugs, dressed in white shirts and sporting red arm bands emblazoned with the Burmese word dar-win , meaning duty. The men, young and ...
 DVB1 week ago Burma's student protesters appear in court, adopt three-finger salute  Asian Correspondent2 weeks ago Burma's Midnight Inspections Remnants of Military Rule  Irrawaddy1 month ago Violent Crackdown, Rise in Conflict Do Not Bode Well for Burma's Transition  Irrawaddy1 month ago

History Lessons

Police at Letpadan, Pegu Division, attack a vehicle bearing images of Thakin Ba Hein, President of the All Burma Federation of Students Union in 1938; nationalist leader Thakin Kodaw Hmaing; and student Bo Aung Kyaw who was killed in protests in ...
 Irrawaddy2 weeks ago

Fugitive ABFSU member taken to Insein prison after police arrest

A member of the All Burma Federation of Student Union has been sent to Rangoon's Insein prison after being arrested for her part in a protest rally last month. A warrant for the arrest of nineteen-year-old Yadana Su Po Khine, also known as Po Po, ...
 DVB2 weeks ago Political Prisoner Count Soars During Month of Arrests  Irrawaddy3 weeks ago Handful of Students Released from Tharyarwaddy Prison  Irrawaddy1 month ago Update: 17 Students Released from Tharyarwaddy Prison  Irrawaddy1 month ago

I Don't Think it is Possible to Scrap the Entire System and Build a New One

Political activist Aung Din. (Photo: Steve Tickner / The Irrawaddy) A former second vice-chairman of the All Burma Federation of Student Unions, Aung Din was incarcerated from 1989 to 1993 for participating in the pro-democracy uprising in ...
 Irrawaddy3 weeks ago
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