Myanmar students march against new education law

Thousands walk 600km from Mandalay to Yangon in protest over perceived curbs on educational freedoms.

    A so-called long march movement by students in Myanmar is growing in size against a new controversial education law.

    The protesters are walking 600km from Mandalay to Myanmar's biggest city, Yangon, in demonstration against perceived curbs on educational freedoms.

    Al Jazeera's Erica Wood explains.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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