Demonstration on the anniversary of the 8th August in Dhaka
Reported by Aung Than
Dhaka, 8th August 03: A group of Rakhine students and youths from Burma has staged demonstrations in the Bangladeshi capital, Dhaka, this morning on the 15th anniversary of the 8th August Democracy Uprising of Burma.
The group consisting of about forty participants raised slogans and demanded the release of political prisoners including Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, the General Secretary of the National League for Democracy, and Min Ko Naing, the student leader of 1988 democratic uprising, besides demanding national reconciliation. The group also called for establishment of democracy in
Another discussion was held in
The demonstrations and the discussions were facilitated by All Arakan Students and Youths Congress (AASYC). #