Mapping the World

Myanmar: The Junta and the Democratic Dream

Mapping the WorldMyanmar: The Junta and the Democratic Dream


The ruling junta renamed Burma Myanmar, claiming it was a way of erasing the country's British colonial past. But the deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi still defends the name Burma. This episode of Mapping the World looks at this ethically diverse country influenced by both India and China.

Duration :

13 min

Available :

From 04/12/2021 to 20/10/2028

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