Since Myanmar’s approach to the Rohingya has been marked by extreme prejudice, it was only a matter of time before the reaction set in.
The anger over constitutional reservations for women is being expressed in a negative way only because of a larger atmosphere of frustration in the state.
The talks and peace process between the Government of India and the NSCN should continue although Swu’s earthly journey has ended.
Burma goes to the polls on November 8 in what will a chance for Aung San Suu Kyi to demonstrate the true extent of her support. Whatever the outcome, however, the military will still control the commanding heights of the polity.