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Monks to Sue Over Chemicals Used to End Protest

Buddhist monks have prepared a lawsuit against Myanmar's interior minister, accusing police of using poisonous chemicals to break up a protest in 2012, the monks and a human rights organization said on Monday. According to Justice Trust, a rights group working in Myanmar, the case will be a test of the government's commitment to political reform. The rights group says more than 100 monks were hospitalized and 57 suffered deep burns requiring long-term medical care when police...

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