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  • Burmese protesters at a camp site outside a Chinese-backed copper mine, Monywa Burma, November 23, 2012. (VOA Burmese Service)
  • Monks and protesters at a Chinese-backed copper mine, Monywa, Burma, November 22, 2012. (VOA Burmese Service)
  • Protesters at a Chinese-backed copper mine, Monywa, Burma, November 22, 2012. (VOA Burmese Service)
  • Protesters at a Chinese-backed copper mine, Monywa, Burma, November 22, 2012. (VOA Burmese Service)
  • Protesters at their camp at a Chinese-backed copper mine, Monywa, Burma, November 22, 2012. (VOA Burmese Service)
  • Monks and protesters at a Chinese-backed copper mine, Monywa, Burma, November 22, 2012. (VOA Burmese Service)
  • Monks lead a protest march against a Chinese-backed copper mine, Monywa, Burma, November 21, 2012. (VOA Burmese Service)
  • Monks take part in a protest march against a Chinese-backed copper mine, Monywa, Burma, November 21, 2012. (VOA Burmese Service)
  • Monks and protesters march in a demonstration against a Chinese-backed copper mine, Monywa, Burma, November 21, 2012. (VOA Burmese Service)

Burmese Protest Continues in Defiance of Government

Published November 28, 2012

Hundreds of Burmese villagers and monks protest the expansion of a Chinese-backed copper mine in northwestern Burma.


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