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The Day Myanmar Fought for Democracy

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On This Day
August 8, 1988 holds a special place in the modern history of Myanmar—a day when nearly every citizen took to the streets to demand democracy from a tyrannical regime.

The Women of 1988

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From the Archive
On this historic day, read the stories of seven Myanmar women spanning several generations that helped shape the '88 uprising and the democracy movement it spawned.