Can Burma’s People Rise Again?

The Sunday Protest in Rangoon. Over 400 people participated in the silent rally against the price rise of fuel in Burma by the military junta. Photo courtesy : Burma Digest It may not be an uprising like the one in 1988, but in the face of massive intimidation Burma’s traumatized citizens appear increasingly willing to defy the military junta. After almost a week of demonstrations, the people of Rangoon appear to have proven that they have not totally surrendered to the autocratic regime that murdered the country’s citizens into submission in 1988.

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