Monday, July 23, 2012

Myanmar Learning curve

Learning curve:
Having driven the Myanmar’s educated elite from its shores many decades ago, the country is scrambling to reverse its brain drain. alt
When General Ne Win ordered his troops to open fire on more than 100 Rangoon University students, who were campaigning for their educational rights, it marked the first time in Myanmar’s history that a ruling regime committed the brutal killing of its own citizens.

At least 14 students died during the demonstrations on July 7, 1962 – just over four months after the military leader had seized power during a coup d’état to lead the once prosperous country down the long road of military rule and repressive governance.

No comments:

Post a Comment