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Former ABSDF comrade Bobo’s journey (3)

I was arrested in Shwe Dinga teashop. We held a strike at around noon. We gave speeches. It was raining. We finished giving speech at around 3:30 and we entered the teashop at around 4. We were arrested there. We were taken to the Papaetan police station then to Insein. I was released after 14 days.

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Former ABSDF comrade Bobo’s journey (2)

The first time we regroup after the coup is the funeral of Khin Kyi, wife of Gen. Aung San. It was 1989. Before that there are various small parties. I joined the All Burma Federation of Student Unions and I got a member card. I participated in their movements. I think it was second week of January that we met …

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Former ABSDF comrade Bobo’s journey (1)

May Thingyan Hein (Myit Makha) A 40-year-old with a glass perching on his nose and hair falling on his face is called Bobo. When I first learned about the killings in the northern ABSDF dispatch, I imagined Bobo as a 15-year-old boy holding a gun. But that is totally different when I see him: he is older and more mature …

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Are Rules and Regulations not important for a strong Law?

May Thingyan Hein (Myit Makha) I’m confused and can’t understand about why the MPs want to disband the Constitutional Tribunal. The MPs will say if the committees are recognized as national level, they will have the same authorities as ministers and so they can do more for the public. The duties of the MPs are to revise and pass laws. …

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Those who do not want to be under the editors

Aye Chan Hein (Myit Makha) When I was working as deputy editor in Chaing Mai, a journalist told me: “What do the editors know better than a journalist? Editors and journalists are the same. They have the same duties.” I just smiled back. I bet none of the journalists would want the life of an editor sitting in the same …

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Myanmar’s Democracy: A Step Forward or A State in Limbo?

Zayyar Nanda The election in 2010 November marked the end of military rule in the Southeast Asian nation: Myanmar. Since then, we are experiencing changes that put the country on the way to democracy. However, the real changes have yet to be seen. Since after the civilian government took power after the election, in which the NLD party (National League …

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How will the Constitutional Tribunal dispute affect the citizens?

May Thingyan Hein (Myit Makha) It attracted my attention that the Constitutional Tribunal would hold a press conference. Usually, the courts and tribunals do not hold press conferences and rarely come out on Media. But it was quite interesting they would hold a press conference. I was so eager to attend the conference. In fact, the dispute was started as …

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