Monks plan to sue Myanmar minister for using chemicals to end protest

March 16, 2015 9:56 AM

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YANGON (Reuters) - - 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.

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