The Irrawaddy
[gallery type="slideshow" ids="94821,94822,94823,94824,94825,94826,94827,94828,94829,94830,94831,94832,94833"] RANGOON — Marking 27 years since the Burmese government staged a military coup that ultimately ended the 1988 popular uprising, The Irrawaddy looks back at a series of archival images depicting the days leading up to and after the fateful turn of events. In these photographs, provided by the 88 Memorial Hall, people from all walks of life and from all over the country can be seen taking to the streets in defiance of the oppressive rule that devastated the country since 1962.

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