Ne Win


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Ne Win

(ˈneɪ ˈwɪn)
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(Biography) U (uː). 1911–2002, Burmese statesman and general; prime minister (1958–60), head of the military government (1962–74), and president (1974–81)
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1962 Gen Ne Win overthrows premier U Nu in Burmese coup.
About a half-century later, in 1988, a student-led pro-democracy movement toppled the military regime of General Ne Win, but was violently put down by the junta that took the deposed leader's place.
The Communist Chinese government took hard stand against the General Ne Win led Burmese regime.
A taxi driver, U Ne Win, who tried to stop the shooter was also fatally shot before others caught the gunman, detaining him till he was arrested by the police.
The book's first voice, Daw Khin Myo Chit, was a prolific literary author whose work extended from the late colonial period through the Ne Win era.
General Ne Win and his socialist Revolutionary Council seized power in a 1962 military coup and promulgated an ideology called 'The Burmese Way to Socialism'.
Soon after coming into power in 1962, the Burma Socialist Programme Party (BSPP) regime of General Ne Win imposed significant cultural restrictions, purportedly to protect Burmese culture and preserve national unity and, perhaps more importantly, to limit opportunities for internal dissent.
Ne Win overthrew the democratic government and established a one-party state under the Burmese Socialist Program party.
A recent switch from 400m to hurdles is proving to have been a canny decision for him with a ne win in 15.
Ne Win did so in 1966 to meet with then President Lyndon Johnson.
Ne Win, the late dictator of the south-east Asian nation, imposed a state monopoly on the press in the 1960s.
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