After crackdown on students, Myanmar's will to reform questioned

March 12, 2015 6:23 AM

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After crackdown on students, Myanmar's will to reform questioned

YANGON (Reuters) - A student march through central Myanmar in protest against a new education law began as an unremarkable procession from the country's seat of learning and culture, Mandalay, to the commercial hub of Yangon.

But a little over a week ago, it morphed into a wider protest for political rights that prompted a violent crackdown by police, underlining the troubled nature of Myanmar’s own march toward democracy.

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