Following 10 fresh arrests of protesters in Loikaw, a Karenni State lawmaker had urged for discussion and understanding.
Police shut down protest camp near park housing statue in Karenni State capital
Myanmar has not had a comprehensive development plan since Gen. Aung San was slain 71 years ago; we must start by re-learning our national values.
After unsuccessful meetings, state gov’t withdraws from leading role in building statue; local organizations will form new committee.
Police vow to find vandal; statue faced local opposition from ethnic Kachin when it was put up last year.
Demonstrators, police injured as authorities prevent march from reaching city park