Burmese

The great BETRAYAL, ANNEXATION & the UPRISINGS in Assam

The great BETRAYAL, ANNEXATION & the UPRISINGS in Assam

On the eve of the Anglo-Burmese war in Feb 1824, David Scott, the Agent to the Governor General on the North Eastern Frontier assured the Assamese of non-interference by a proclamation issued declaring that they were not led by the thirst of conquest but were forced to defend the frontier. It appeared that the British would […]

Pro-Democracy Burmese oppose ASEAN chair to Burma

Pro-Democracy Burmese oppose ASEAN chair to Burma

By- Nava Thakuria | Date- November 24, 2011 The pro-democracy Burmese and their sympathizers have expressed their resentments on Burma’s elevation as the would be chair of the Association of South East Asian Nations. Terming the recent initiative of ASEAN to grant Burma the 2014 Chair as premature as the authorities have failed to fulfill key […]