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Myanmar Activists Mark 1962 Military Crackdown on Students

Activists in Myanmar have gathered to commemorate the 53rd anniversary of the military crackdown on a student uprising and the demolition of the historic Student Union Building at Yangon University. About 20 people gathered peacefully in the morning to recall the 1962 crackdown and later in the day another 50 protested the military's continued involvement in politics. Zaw Lin Aung, student activist of the All Burma Federation of Student Unions, told VOA the group is angry about the...

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