U Kyaw Win

U Kyaw Win was an early expatriate who publicly criticized Burma’s military junta in the 1960s. Publisher of The Burma Bulletin and a founder of the Committee for Restoration of Democracy in Burma, he lobbied the US Congress for suspension of financial support for the junta. He was exiled for 40 years. He retired as a professor of psychology and a counselor from a California college after 30 years.


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Reading Burma

Sebastian Strangio explores books that complicate the international image of Burma....

Reading Burma


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