|Venerable Ashin Nyanissara speaks during a ceremony of the centennial birthday anniversary of General Aung San in Natmauk, Magway on February 13, 2015. Photo:Venerable Ashin Nyanissara (Sitagu/Thegon Sayadaw)/Facebook|
Students marching against the controversial National Education Law have rejected the request of a prominent religious leader to stop their protests.
|Four-party talks between the government, students, parliamentarians and the NNER over the National Education Law underway at Yangon Region Parliament headquarters on February 11, 2015. Photo: Min Min/Mizzima|
Myanmar student demands for changes to the controversial National Education Law have been agreed but student demonstrators say they will continue to march.
|Dr Thein Lwin speaks during a news conference in Yangon on February 7, 2015. Photo: Thet Ko/Mizzima|
National League for Democracy Chairperson Daw Aung San Suu Kyi will lead her party's education committee after education activist Dr Thein Lwin was suspended from membership of the party’s governing body.
|Still on the road to Yangon. Mandalay students column leaves from Aung Lan Myo, Magway Region to Pyay on February 9, 2015. Photo: Hein Htet/Mizzima|
The Myanmar government has called on students marching towards Yangon to end their protests over the National Education Law and return to talks tabled for February 11.
|A woman riding a bicycle in front of the convocation hall at the Yangon University, Yangon on December 12, 2013. Photo: Mizzima|
The rector of Yangon University said the students converging on Yangon will not have permission to enter his campus and continue their protest there.