Burma - The Road To Crisis

As defiant protestors continue to take to the streets in Rangoon, the BBC has a special programme on Burma. From the military coup in the 1960s to the present day protests - why has the military regime been able to hold on to power for over 40 years; and why have monks and civilians now taken to the streets?

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"As defiant protestors continue to take to the streets in Rangoon, the BBC has a special programme on Burma. From the military coup in the 1960s to the present day protests - why has the military regime been able to hold on to power for over 40 years; and why have monks and civilians now taken to the streets?

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As defiant protestors continue to take to the streets in Rangoon, the BBC has a special programme on Burma. From the military coup in the 1960s to the present day protests - why has the military regime been able to hold on to power for over 40 years; and why have monks and civilians now taken to the streets?