AP NewsAlert

Protesters say Myanmar's crackdown on a demonstration against a copper mine has injured dozens.


Protesting Buddhist monks occupy the office entrance to the Chinese mine company Wan Bao Co. Ltd. in Letpadaung mine, Monywa township, northwestern Myanmar, Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012. Hundreds of Buddhist monks and villagers occupying the mine, they said is causing environmental, social and health problems, defied a government order to leave by Wednesday, saying they will stay until the project is halted. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)