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Myanmar citizens need a second independence

August 20, 2011

Taken and edited to Burmanized the article from the Star, “The true meaning of independence” in PUTIK LADA By RAPHAEL KOK

We Myanmars may have freed ourselves of the colonial yoke but we are still lost, having taken more steps backward than forward, and are no closer to the Promised Land.

ONCE upon a time, we were a great empire. We ruled over the Assam, Manipur, Thailand, Lao, Cambodia and upper four states of Malaya. We travelled the seven seas and the world.