The Dissident/Comedian

“On the eve of Myanmar’s violent crackdown on demonstrators last month, friends implored Maung Thura to flee his home in the capital city, Yangon, and go into hiding. Instead, he cracked jokes.”
-Christopher Rhoads-

Read Rhoads’ “The Dissident as Comedian” for a profile on Burma’s Maung Thura, one of the country’s most prominent dissidents, popularly known as Zarganar (“tweezers” in Burmese).
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