Photo of the Day: The 100th anniversary of Aung San of Burma

Photo of the Day – The 100th Anniversary of Aung San of Myanmar – Photograph by YE AUNG THU –

Myanmar opposition leader Aung San greets supporters as she leaves a ceremony to mark the 100th of independence hero Aung San, in the remote central Myanmar town of Natmauk. Known affectionately as ‘Bogyoke’, or General, Aung San is adored in Myanmar and credited with unshackling the from and embracing its ethnic minorities in a vision of unity that unravelled catastrophically in the -dominated decades that followed his 1947 assassination.