The Day a New Burma was Born

From the Archive
Exactly 30 years ago, a democratic uprising took off in Rangoon that would sweep the country but end with a bloody crackdown by the military.

Making Revolution Happen

From the Archive
Former BBC journalist Christopher Gunness looks back at his reporting on the 1988 uprising and the events leading up to it.

Lessons of '88'

From the Archive
The failure of the 1988 uprising points to the challenges Myanmar faced then, and still faces today.

Why Peace is So Elusive

In Person
Chin National Front vice chairman Salai Lian Hmung says differing definitions of democracy and federalism are the key hurdles to implementing the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement.