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Chatting Up A Storm - Claudia Cragg

Aug 9, 2008

8-8-88: Burma's Pro-Democratic Uprising and the Atrocities That Followed

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Twenty years ago today the military dictatorship which continues to rule Burma brutally crushed a pro-democracy...

Aug 8, 2008

Today is the 20th anniversary of events that took place, with massive street demonstrations, on 8th August 1988 in Rangoon which was in the midst of a general strike.

Tens of thousands of protesters had turned out on to the streets, calling for democracy, human rights, the resignation of the government and an end...