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Myanmar Criticized Over Violent Crackdown on Protesters

Western officials are criticizing Myanmar authorities after police there beat student protesters with batons to break up a march demanding that the government scrap an education reform law. The officers turned on the students Tuesday in Letpadan after they tried to push through a police barricade. Witnesses say police chased down the protesters, kicking and beating them before throwing them into wagons. More than 120 people were arrested and many were injured in the clashes, which...

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