A student collapsed in court on Tuesday whilst attending a hearing for Letpadan education protestors at Tharawaddy township court.
CDEM’s Aung Nay Paing vows to reignite education law protests following a parliamentary decision to amend the law without incorporating students’ changes.
A hearing for education law protestors in Pegu Division is postponed after a defendant coughs up blood and collapses as he is being brought into court.
The upper house of parliament approves a bill amending the National Education Law; however it fell short of the demands laid down by student leaders.
Burma’s Ministry of Education announces that it is working on amendments to the National Education Law, which it then intends to present to parliament.
A petty squabble over attendees at the meeting leads to the government postponing talks. But student leaders hit back, saying public protests will resume.