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Myanmar village 2013 03 20

Myanmar village 2013 03 20

Villagers line up in protest in Monywa, a town on the outskirts of Myanmar's largest mine. Beloved democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi's backing of the mine has stoked fury among locals surrounding copper-rich Letpadaung Mountain. Tensions rose after a Nov. 29 police crackdown using white phosphorous munitions severely disfigured monks and protesters.

Jonah M. Kessel