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Burmese students demonstrate for ri

Subject: Burmese students demonstrate for rights.

		Burmese students demonstrate for rights

                     December 2, 1996
                     Web posted at: 11:40 a.m. EST (1640 GMT) 

                     RANGOON, Burma (AP) -- Waving
                     banners saying "Fight for Freedom"
                     and "Give Me Human Rights," some
                     1,000 students demonstrated Monday
                     in front of Rangoon University in the
                     largest such protest in Burma in years. 

                     The protesters seemed divided
                     between those stressing calls for
                     freedom and human rights and those
                     stressing non- political demands, such
                     as urging that the government grant
                     students more independence and investigate police 

                     Security forces were not immediately deployed to 
		     break up the protest and there was no apparent link 
		     between the demonstration and the democracy movement 
		     led by Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi. 

		     [CNN News, 2 December 1996].