|Student activists and Buddhist monks take part in the protest march demanding amendments to the National Education Bill near Taung Tha township, Mandalay division, Myanmar, January 28, 2015. Photo: Pyae Sone Aung/EPA|
Those students aligned to the All Burma Federation of Student Unions will continue their march until they meet with their representatives who agreed on January 28 to hold February 1 quadripartite talks with the government, a student from the ABFSU central working committee told Mizzima on February 29.
|Buddhist monks participate as student activists holding flags walk during the protest march demanding an amendment to the National Education Bill near Taung Tha township, Mandalay division, Myanmar, January 28, 2015. Photo: Pyae Sone Aung/EPA|
President’s Office Minister U Aung Min will lead the Myanmar government’s delegation in February 1 quadripartite talks that will bring together representatives of the government, parliament, students and the National Network for Education Reform group to discuss the controversial ‘National Education Law’.
|Students, protesting against the National Education Law, on the march near Myingyan Myo, Mandalay Region, heading for Yangon, January 27, 2015. Photo: Aung Pan|
Three representatives of the student marchers protesting against the controversial National Education Law will meet Union Minister U Aung Min in Nay Pyi Taw on January 28.
|Students on the march near Myingyan Myo, Mandalay Region, heading for Yangon, January 27, 2015. Photo: Aung Pan|
Organisers of the students’ march from Mandalay to Yangon protesting against the controversial National Education Law are hoping to encourage student groups in other areas of the country to simultaneously march on Yangon.
|Students setting out to march from Mandalay to Yangon to call for changes to the National Education Law on January 20, 2015. Photo: Bo Bo/Mizzima|
Police forces from six townships along the route from Mandalay to Yangon have warned student marchers against the National Education Law that they need official permission to protest, Ko Min Thway Thit, a member of the Democracy Education Movement committee, told Mizzima on January 25.