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In pictures: Protesters defy junta

Buddhist monks and their supporters march in Rangoon - 25/09/07

Tens of thousands of Burmese defied warnings by the military junta, and staged another day of marches in cities across the country.

The monks' protest passes by Shwedagon Pagoda in Rangoon - 25/09/07

In Rangoon, monks led the way from the revered Shwedagon Pagoda, which has become a focal point of the growing protests.

The monks' protest passes by Shwedagon Pagoda in Rangoon - 25/09/07

They have been joined by large numbers of students and supporters who until Monday had stood on the sidelines cheering the monks.

Buddhist monks march in Rangoon - 25/09/07

Along with Buddhist flags, some marchers carried flags bearing the image of a fighting peacock, which was used by students in the 1988 pro-democracy uprising.

Buddhist monks receive treatment for injuries from walking barefoot in the streets in central Rangoon, 25 September 2007

The marching took its toll on the monks' feet and some had to stop for medical treatment

A man speaks to the crowd as they gather in central Rangoon, 25 September 2007,

The protesters took to the streets even though the junta warned it would "take action" after some 100,000 people marched on Monday.

Buddhist monks march in Rangoon - 25/09/07

The government is blaming rogue dissidents for the unrest.

Supporters of the Buddhist monks march down a street in central Rangoon, 25 September 2007

The international community fear a repeat of 1988, when government troops brutally suppressed a popular uprising, killing some 3,000 people.




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