We firmly believe there should be no ‘double jeopardy’,” said Dr. Arkar Moe Thu, the chairperson of Dagon University Teachers Union.
‘Where to from here for Burma’s education reform movement?’
Burma’s parliamentary lower house has passed a bill amending the National Education Law, omitting several of the core demands of education activists.
After a week of violence and protest, the original issue at the core of the dissent – the National Education Law – is back on the agenda.
CDEM members walk out of briefing session on National Education Law, while ABFSU do not attend in protest to treatment of students in Letpadan.
Education campaigners say they may to rethink their position, as the government’s planned briefing sessions were not previously agreed.