Myanmar on Saturday dismissed an independent report that alleged security forces used white phosphorus in a crackdown on a protest against a copper mine last year, which left dozens of people injured.
A monk receives treatment at a hospital after police crackdown on a protest against a Chinese-backed copper mine in Monywa in northern Myanmar on Nov 29 last year. (AFP Photo)
The pre-dawn raid on protest camps at the Chinese-backed mine in northern Myanmar in November was the toughest clampdown on demonstrators since a reformist government came to power in early 2011.
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