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Myanmar Defends Police Crackdown on Protesters

Myanmar's information minister is defending a police crackdown on student protesters, saying authorities were "legally obligated" to break up the protest and insisting the incident will have "no impact" on the country's democratic reform process. The comments, published in the state-run Global New Light of Myanmar, came after police violently broke up the protest Tuesday in the central town of Letpadan, where students were trying to continue their march to...

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