General Ne Win and 1982 Citizenship Law

General Ne Win  1982 Citizenship Law By Aman Ullah In 1962, General Ne Win led a coup d’état and established a nominally socialist military government that sought to follow the “Burmese Way to Socialism.” The Ne Win government nationalized the economy and pursued a policy of autarky, which isolated Burma from the rest of the world. The black market and rampant smuggling supplied the needs of the people, while the central government went down slowly into bankruptcy. Furthermore, political oppression caused many educated Burmese to leave the country. There were sporadic protests against military rule during the Ne Win years and […]

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