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A once closed space opens in Myanmar

The recent public screening of Charlie Chaplin’s ‘The Great Dictator’ at Yangon’s Mahabandoola Park never would have happened under authoritarian military rule. The film’s comic portrayal of a hapless heavy-handed ruler would have simply hit too close to home for the previous junta-led regime. Myanmar’s transition from military to democratic rule has opened certain new spaces, […]

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