The leaders of history’s great struggles didn’t stop to ask themselves the ‘score’ at any given point; they kept their eyes on the prize and never gave up.
This week, The Irrawaddy discusses student groups’ relationship with the current government, and what they see as the most pressing needs on campuses in Myanmar.
At an event to mark the 31st anniversary of Myanmar’s mass protests against dictatorship, ex-student leaders say the movement’s democratic goals have yet to be achieved.
March 23 also marks the 43rd anniversary of a student protest against the BSPP government inspired by the centenary of Thakhin Kodaw Hmaing’s birth.
Students at Mandalay’s Yadanabon University demand tighter campus security