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‘Illegal” Libraries in Myanmar

Categories: East Asia, Myanmar (Burma), Arts & Culture, Economics & Business, Education, History, Politics

The Irrawaddy interviews [1] Ye Htet Oo who has launched four mobile libraries in Myanmar. To avoid censorship and acquire license during the military regime, library owners pretended to operate bookstores. Aside from sharing his experience, Ye Htet Oo also discussed the reading culture in Myanmar.