A woman walks in front of the General Aung San Statue at Thu Mingalar park in South Okkalapa township, Yangon. Photo: EPA

Myanmar to drop charges against ethnic minority protesters in Aung San statue dispute

  • The government is set to hold talks with those who demonstrated against a statue of independence hero General Aung San
  • The surprise climbdown comes as the country’s leader Aung San Suu Kyi, the general’s daughter, faces dissatisfaction ahead of next year’s elections
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A woman walks in front of the General Aung San Statue at Thu Mingalar park in South Okkalapa township, Yangon. Photo: EPA
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