CDEM’s Aung Nay Paing vows to reignite education law protests following a parliamentary decision to amend the law without incorporating students’ changes.
Activists say that the government is reneging on its previous commitment of non-prosecution, and assurances are issued as to the health of detainees.
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.
Numerous groups have been invited to briefing sessions by Burma’s parliamentary upper house