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August 08, 2018

Political talks held to mark 30th anniversary of 8888 Uprising

Political talks held to mark the 30th anniversary of the 8888 Uprising at Yangon University in Yangon yesterday. Photo: Pe Zaw

Day-2 of the political talks continued at the Yangon University yesterday, celebrating the 30th anniversary of the 8888 Uprising.
Those who took part in the 1988 nationwide strikes participated in the talk titled, “Myanmar’s Politics and Dictatorship”.
Politicians discussed Myanmar’s democracy movement under the title “30-year journey of democracy movement” and “Equal rights for ethnic people and a federal union” on Monday.
The talks attracted Members of the Parliaments, former students who took part in the uprising in 1988, students and the people.
In memory of the 1988 Uprising, documentary photos on political situation before 1988, democracy movement during the 1988 Uprising, news releases, flags and paraphernalia that were used in the Uprising are also displayed to the public at the Recreation Centre of the university.
The 30th anniversary of the 8888 Uprising will be held on a grand scale today.

 

Zaw Gyi (Panita)

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