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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 uprising...

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 to the...