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Refugees in Dhaka protest military rule in Myanmar

The protest marked the 18th anniversary of a pro-democracy movement in Myanmar that was crushed by the military junta.

india Updated: Aug 08, 2006 11:50 IST

Dozens of Myanmar refugees and their local supporters rallied in the Bangladesh capital on Tuesday to demand that Myanmar's military junta step down and allow democracy.

The protest marked the 18th anniversary of a pro-democracy movement in Myanmar that was crushed by the military junta.

The protesters waved placards "Down with military junta in Myanmar," and "Restore democracy in Myanmar."