An activist places cutouts on the ground in Mahabandoola Park in Yangon on August 8, 2016 to mark the 28th anniversary of a general strike, one of the key events of the 1988 uprising. (AFP)
Former BBC journalist Christopher Gunness played a key role in sparking the 1988 uprising, and hopes that those bearing mental and physical wounds inflicted under junta rule will eventually be able to find closure.
Former BBC journalist Christopher Gunness played a key role in sparking the 1988 uprising, and hopes that those bearing mental and physical wounds inflicted under junta rule will eventually be able to find closure.
A television drama that extols the role of the Tatmadaw in Myanmar’s modern history is a failure of art and propaganda but provides insights into the psychology of the armed forces.

ပြီးခဲ့သည့် အောက်တိုလာလက တူရကီနိုင်ငံ၊ အစ္စတန်ဘူလ်ရှိ ဆော်ဒီအာရေးဗီးယာနိုင်ငံ ကောင်စစ်ဝန်ရုံးတွင် သတ်ဖြတ်ခံရသည့် ဆော်ဒီဂျာနယ်လစ် ဂျမားလ်ခါရှော့ဂီနှင့် တခြားပစ်မှတ်ထားခံရသည့် ဂျာနယ်လစ်များအား အမှန်တရားကို ကာကွယ်စောင့်ရှောက်သူများအဖြစ် အသိအမှတ်ပြုသည့်အနေဖြင့် တိုင်းမ်မဂ္ဂဇင်းက Person of the Year (တစ်နှစ်တာ သြဇာအလွှမ်းမိုးဆုံးပုဂ္ဂိုလ်)အဖြစ် ဒီဇင်ဘာ ၁၁ ရက်နေ့က ရွေးချယ်လိုက်သည်

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