Senior monks who led Myanmar's "Saffron Revolution" appealed Wednesday for an end to religious violence in the former junta-ruled nation as they marked the sixth anniversary of the failed uprising.
Myanmar Buddhist monks pray during a gathering to mark the sixth anniversary of "Saffron Revolution" at a monastery in Yangon on September 18, 2013.
"The path to democracy has just appeared. In order not to ruin it, we urge you to avoid ethnic and religious violence," senior cleric Sandar Siri said in a speech to about 100 monks and guests at a monastery in Rangoon.
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