Myanmar’s Youthful Change – CBC The World this Weekend

YANGON, Myanmar – There has been a transition taking place in this Southeast Asian country since the end of 50 years of military dictatorship in 2012. The first fully democratic elections in 2015 brought Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy to power.

But many say Suu Kyi’s government isn’t moving fast enough on human rights, and is out of touch with young people demanding social change. In the meantime, those young Burmese are stepping up to lead by example.

This story aired on CBC The World this Weekend Saturday, July 22, 2017.

Adam Bemma is a journalist, humanitarian, and media consultant based in Chiang Mai, Thailand.

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