Myanmar Prevents Student Protesters From Marching to Yangon

March 2, 2015 6:19 AM

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Truckloads of police have prevented hundreds of student protesters from marching to Myanmar's biggest city to push for educational reform.

Students have been marching from Myanmar's second-largest city of Mandalay to Yangon, the old capital, since January, demanding changes to an education law that they say inhibits academic freedom.

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