Myanmar authorities said Friday they had made a fresh round of arrests in response to a spate of protests demanding an apology for last month's police crackdown on a rally at a Chinese-backed copper mine.
Myanmar Buddhist monks stage a protest demanding further apologies over injuries sustained by clerics in a police crackdown on a rally at a Chinese-backed copper mine last month, in the northern city of Mandalay, on December 12, 2012. Authorities say they have made a fresh round of arrests in response to the protests.
Demonstrations have been held across the country also known as Burma in a continuing show of public anger at injuries, including severe burns, sustained by dozens of monks in a pre-dawn raid on protest camps at the mine.
This article is older than 60 days, which we reserve for our premium members only.You can subscribe to our premium member subscription, here.