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Burmese students take to streets

At least 1,500 Burmese

university students staged the second street demonstration in six weeks yesterday when they moved a peaceful sit- in protest to the streets of Rangoon. They demanded that the government grant students more independence and investigate police brutality.

Some of the students took part in a sit-in at the Yangon [Rangoon] Institute of Technology (YIT) earlier in the day, before marching three miles to the gates of Rangoon University. Reuters - Rangoon