Myanmar activists go into fighting mode

Myanmar activists go into fighting mode

By : Koh Lay Chin

NST journalist Koh Lay Chin is on a Master’s programme at the London School of Economics.laych@nstp.com.my

Activists demonstrating against the  junta have become common around the world following the military crackdown against the leaders behind pro-democracy rallies  in Myanmar.
Activists demonstrating against the junta have become common around the world following the military crackdown against the leaders behind pro-democracy rallies in Myanmar.

LAST Sunday, I watched four students eagerly crawl into a cage.

It has been an interesting two weeks in Britain so far. You just cannot get away from these Free Myanmar protesters.

The previous weekend at Trafalgar Square, I met a Myanmar protester named San at an Amnesty-organised march, where thousands of all colours were decked out in red. Bright-eyed and cheerful, he was with a group armed with caps, flyers, forms and an enthusiasm to reach out.

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