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26-09-2007, 03:19 PM
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Buddhist Monks Defy Assembly Ban
Wednesday September 26, 2007 8:46 AM
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) - Thousands of Buddhist monks and pro-democracy activists marched toward the center of Yangon Wednesday in defiance of the militarygovernment's ban on public assembly.
The march followed a tense confrontation at the city's famed Shwedagon Pagoda between the protesters and riot police who fired warning shots, beat some monks and dragged others away into waiting trucks.
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