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Myanmar Police Clash With Protesting Students

Myanmar state media are blaming protesters for the violence that erupted Tuesday when police cleared a group of student activists who were demanding the government scrap an education reform law.
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A student protester exits a prison vehicle, as he arrives at a courthouse in Letpadan, March 11, 2015.
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A student protester exits a prison vehicle, as he arrives at a courthouse in Letpadan, March 11, 2015.

Police stand guard in front of a courthouse after the arrival of student protesters, in Letpadan, March 11, 2015.
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Police stand guard in front of a courthouse after the arrival of student protesters, in Letpadan, March 11, 2015.

A police officer loads bullets into a magazine as he stands guard in front of a courthouse as student protesters arrive in a police van, in Letpadan, March 11, 2015.
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A police officer loads bullets into a magazine as he stands guard in front of a courthouse as student protesters arrive in a police van, in Letpadan, March 11, 2015.

Police forcefully disburse students protesting for education reforms, in Letpadan, 140 kilometers north of Yangon, Myanmar, March 10, 2015. (Sithu Naina/VOA)
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Police forcefully disburse students protesting for education reforms, in Letpadan, 140 kilometers north of Yangon, Myanmar, March 10, 2015. (Sithu Naina/VOA)

Student protesters struggle with riot police to remove a barricade installed by police during a protest in Letpadan, Myanmar, March 10, 2015.
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Student protesters struggle with riot police to remove a barricade installed by police during a protest in Letpadan, Myanmar, March 10, 2015.

Police officers beat a student protester during a crackdown in Letpadan, Myanmar, March 10, 2015.
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Police officers beat a student protester during a crackdown in Letpadan, Myanmar, March 10, 2015.

Student protesters struggle to break a police blockage during a student protest in Letpadan, Myanmar, March 10, 2015.
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Student protesters struggle to break a police blockage during a student protest in Letpadan, Myanmar, March 10, 2015.

A student protester grimaces as a paramedic treats an injury he sustained while struggling with police during a protest in Letpadan, March 10, 2015.
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A student protester grimaces as a paramedic treats an injury he sustained while struggling with police during a protest in Letpadan, March 10, 2015.

Police clash with student protesters in Letpadan, Myanmar, March 10, 2015.
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Police clash with student protesters in Letpadan, Myanmar, March 10, 2015.

A police officer beats a student protester in Letpadan, Myanmar,  March 10, 2015.
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A police officer beats a student protester in Letpadan, Myanmar,  March 10, 2015.

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