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Burmese students expelled en masse for protests over education budget

YADANABON University in Mandalay, Burma has expelled 14 of its students over their role in a campus protest for a bigger education budget, the first student rally since Aung San Suu Kyi’s civilian administration took power in 2016. The expulsion followed their brief detainment by the police for organising a four-day rally at Yadanabon University, which drew a crowd of about 100 students including those from nearby Meiktila, Sagaing, Monywa, Kyaukse, Mohnyin and Pathein. “We… were given a letter saying that we were expelled for breaking regulations,” law student Kyaw Thiha Ye Kyan told AFP. SEE ALSO: Burma: Yangon launches bus network to serve millions “Our demands are not for us… but for all students and all educational staff around Myanmar,” the 22-year-old added. Yet another way that ASSK's #Myanmar looks like the Myanmar of old: cracking down on student activists. https://t.co/cmtbR9Sp2d — Matthew Bugher (@bughermk1) January 28, 2018 The Irrawaddy... If you wish to read this full breaking news headline article, Burmese students expelled en masse for protests over education budget, simply click on 'Read full story' below, but 1st please give 'Phuket Hotel Deals' a 'LIKE' or 'SHARE' before you visit 'ASIAN CORRESPONDENT'. Thank you Burmese students expelled en masse for protests over education budget

 

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