Burma (Myanmar)

    Seething crowds of Buddhist monks and civilians filled the streets of Myanmar’s main city on Sept. 26, defying warning shots, tear gas and baton charges meant to quell the biggest anti-junta protests in 20 years. Two monks and a civilian were killed, hospital and monastery sources said, as decades of pent-up frustration at 45 years of unbroken military rule in the former Burma produced the largest crowds yet during a month of protests. (Reuters)

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