The 1967 anti-Chinese riots in Burma and Sino–Burmese relations

  title={The 1967 anti-Chinese riots in Burma and Sino–Burmese relations},
  author={Hongwei Fan},
  journal={Journal of Southeast Asian Studies},
  pages={234 - 256}
  • Hongwei Fan
  • Published 2012
  • History
  • Journal of Southeast Asian Studies
Anti-Chinese riots broke out in Rangoon on 26 June 1967. The riots, which resulted from Chinese students' defiance of the Burmese government's ban on wearing Mao badges in school, led to the deterioration of Sino–Burmese relations, symbolised by the cessation of ‘Pauk Phaw’ ties and the subsequent shift in China's foreign policy which included open intervention in Burma's civil war. The riots contributed to estranged relations between Beijing and Rangoon throughout the 1970s and 1980s despite… Expand
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