Hundreds protest in Myanmar against voting rights for Rochingya in constitutional referendum

February 11, 2015 10:30 AM

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Hundreds protest in Myanmar against voting rights for Rochingya in constitutional referendum

Buddhist monks holding placards shout slogans as they march for a protest Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015, in Yangon, Myanmar. Hundreds of people have demonstrated in Yangon, Myanmar's biggest city, to protest a government decision to allow people without full citizenship, including members of the Rohingya ethnic minority, to vote in an upcoming constitutional referendum. Parliament recently decided to allow temporary identity card holders, known as white card holders, the right to vote in a referendum for constitutional amendments. (AP Photo/Khin Maung Win) (The Associated Press)

YANGON, Myanmar – Hundreds of people have demonstrated in Yangon, Myanmar's biggest city, to protest a government decision to allow people without full citizenship, including members of the Rohingya ethnic minority, to vote in an upcoming constitutional referendum.

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