Some 2,000 staff and students march in academic robes after an outspoken law professor is voted down for a leadership role.
The asylum-seekers say they face political persecution back home if they are forced to return.
Ashin Wirathu discusses Myanmar’s political parties and their support for nationalism.
The government points to a rise in solved crimes, but dissidents call the cameras a way to keep tabs on the population.
Commentators say the revival is likely a reaction to recent volatility in China's financial sector.
Hong Sok Hour's request to be released on bail due to ill health is refused.
He is suffering from a lung condition he developed as a result of torture in detention.
Sources say the order is meant to preempt disturbances during the event.