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Marching on a Diet of Marrows

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By Ye Ni
In commemoration of the 29th anniversary of the 1988 pro-democracy uprising, The Irrawaddy revisits an account of the experience by one of its editors.

The University Behind Bars

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On the 29th anniversary of the 1988 pro-democracy uprising, The Irrawaddy revisits an article from 2010 reflecting on students’ imprisonment.

Mother’s Smile in Turmoil

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On the 29th anniversary of the 8888 pro-democracy movement, The Irrawaddy revisits an essay by its once imprisoned English edition editor.

Confessions of a Bogus Monk

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Irrawaddy founding editor Aung Zaw recalls how he became a monk in Kayan to avoid arrest during the 1988 Uprising.

Lessons of ‘88’

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The failure of the 1988 uprising points to the challenges Myanmar faced then, and still faces, in this guest column originally published in 2013.