Myanmar police prevent student protesters from marching to the country's biggest city

March 2, 2015 5:30 AM

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Myanmar police prevent student protesters from marching to the country's biggest city

Student protesters shout from inside a monastery after police surrounded the monastery apparently to prevent them from proceeding with a protest march to Yangon from Letpadan, north of Yangon, Myanmar, Monday, March 2. 2015. Student protesters who are marching from Myanmar’s second largest city of Mandalay to old capital Yangon continued their trek Monday after suspending it for ten days. Myanmar's government warned student protesters last month against marching to Yangon to seek educational reforms, saying "action will be taken" to restore law and order if they go ahead. (AP Photo/Khin Maung Win) (The Associated Press)

Police officers stand by and water cannon car waits outside Aung Mye Beikman monastery where student protesters are camping out in Letpadan, north of Yangon, Myanmar, Monday, March 2. 2015. Student protesters who are marching from Myanmar’s second largest city of Mandalay to old capital Yangon conti...

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