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Nay Myo Wai

Nay Myo Wai
Born (1972-07-22) 22 July 1972 (age 51)
NationalityMyanmar
EducationB.E (Aeronautical)
OccupationPolitician
Political partyPeace and Diversity Party
Parent
  • Hla Myint (father)

Nay Myo Wai (Burmese: နေမျိုးဝေ; born 22 July 1972) is a Burmese nationalist politician and a land activist. He is the chairman of Peace and Diversity Party from Myanmar.[1]

Political ideology

Nay Myo Wai claims that he advocates a form of nationalism which aims to avoid an ideology based on a particular class, race or religion. and that he supports democracy and a government elected by the people.[2] However, he and his Peace and Diversity Party have espoused Burmese nationalism and anti-Muslim rhetoric as well as throwing support for the ultranationalist Ma Ba Tha movement.[3]

Political history

In his political history, he became foremost activist for farm lands by campaigning vigorously against land confiscations in Myanmar.[4][5] In his farm land movements, he campaigned against Illegal taking farm lands for industrial zone by economic elite Zaykabar Khin Shwe, a member of parliament for the country's upper house, the Amyotha Hluttaw and relative of General Shwe Mann , Speaker of the Pyithu Hluttaw.[6][7]

He managed to get back farm lands seized by the Myanmar military but not used by farmers.[8]

References

  1. ^ ""Parties"". Archived from the original on 17 November 2015. Retrieved 25 September 2016.
  2. ^ "POLITICAL PARTIES". election.irrawaddy.com. Retrieved 25 September 2016.
  3. ^ Salai Thant Zin (24 May 2016). "Anti-Muslim Agitator To Stay In Jail". The Irrawaddy.
  4. ^ Diplomat, Kyaw Kyaw, The. "Land Reform Key to Burma's Future". Retrieved 25 September 2016.((cite web)): CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
  5. ^ "Land battles surface in Myanmar as reforms unfold". Retrieved 25 September 2016.
  6. ^ "23–29 July: Burma's Military and Economic Elites Continue to Steal the Livelihoods of Rural People". Burma Partnership. Retrieved 25 September 2016.
  7. ^ "Land Rights Activist Hit with Court Summons". 20 August 2012. Retrieved 25 September 2016.
  8. ^ "Only Fraction of Land Seized by Military Will Be Returned: Minister". 18 July 2013. Retrieved 25 September 2016.
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