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Title: Time for Soul-Searching
Date of publication: August 2000
Description/subject: "After 12 years of fighting in vain to bring down Burma’s military junta, now known as the State Peace and Development Council (SPDC), the exiled Burmese democracy movement finds itself in disarray. There are growing signs of a lack of motivation and frustration among Burmese activists and dissidents in exile, particularly in Thailand. Political opportunism and favoritism within the movement are a further cause of concern. A lack of leadership and infighting among dissidents in exile are also serious obstacles for Burmese seeking to achieve the ultimate goal of restoring peace and democracy to Burma. Analysts and some dissidents now say that it is time to eradicate the "virus" that has long sapped the strength of the democracy movement. A revolution within the revolution may indeed be imminent. This year also marks the 10th anniversary of the formation of the government in exile, the National Coalition Government of the Union of Burma..."
Author/creator: Editorial
Language: English
Source/publisher: "The Irrawaddy" Vol. 8. No. 8
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003