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A supporter holds up a portrait of Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi during an election campaign of the National League for Democracy (NLD) party in Yangon March 28, 2012. Myanmar’s parliamentary election is scheduled for Sunday. Myanmar’s civilian rulers have astonished with a reform drive since taking office a year ago, freeing hundreds of political prisoners jailed by the former junta, holding peace talks with ethnic militias and opening up the economy.
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A supporter holds up a portrait of Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi during an election campaign of the National League for Democracy (NLD) party in Yangon March 28, 2012. Myanmar’s parliamentary election is scheduled for Sunday. Myanmar’s civilian rulers have astonished with a reform drive since taking office a year ago, freeing hundreds of political prisoners jailed by the former junta, holding peace talks with ethnic militias and opening up the economy.

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Tibetan exiles offer prayers at their refugee colony of Majnu Ka Tilla in New Delhi on March 27, 2012, for Tibetan exile Janphel Yeshi, who set himself on fire March 26. Beijing on March 27 blamed the Dalai Lama for a violent incident in India that saw a Tibetan exile set himself on fire in protest against a trip by Chinese President Hu Jintao to New Delhi this week.
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Tibetan exiles offer prayers at their refugee colony of Majnu Ka Tilla in New Delhi on March 27, 2012, for Tibetan exile Janphel Yeshi, who set himself on fire March 26. Beijing on March 27 blamed the Dalai Lama for a violent incident in India that saw a Tibetan exile set himself on fire in protest against a trip by Chinese President Hu Jintao to New Delhi this week.

[Credit : Manan Vatsyayana/AFP/Getty Images]

Anti-government protesters run down from the fly-over of the main highway as riot police fires teargas to disperse them during clashes after the funeral procession of Jafar Jassim Razi in Budaiya, west of Manama, March 18, 2012. Hundreds of anti-government protesters took to main highway and protested against the regime. Riot police fired teargas and sound grenades to disperse the protesters. Razi died late Saturday due to inhalation of teargas, the opposition party Al Wafaq said.
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Anti-government protesters run down from the fly-over of the main highway as riot police fires teargas to disperse them during clashes after the funeral procession of Jafar Jassim Razi in Budaiya, west of Manama, March 18, 2012. Hundreds of anti-government protesters took to main highway and protested against the regime. Riot police fired teargas and sound grenades to disperse the protesters. Razi died late Saturday due to inhalation of teargas, the opposition party Al Wafaq said.

[Credit : Hamad I Mohammed/Reuters]

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Student protesters and pedestrians run away from a jet of water released from a riot police vehicle during a demonstration against the government demanding changes in the public state education system in Santiago March 15, 2012. 
Chilean students have been protesting against what they say is profiteering in the state education system. [REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado]

reuters:

Student protesters and pedestrians run away from a jet of water released from a riot police vehicle during a demonstration against the government demanding changes in the public state education system in Santiago March 15, 2012.

Chilean students have been protesting against what they say is profiteering in the state education system. [REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado]

An anthropologist looks at a shoe as she works in a mass grave in the former Regional Command headquarters of the Guatemalan Army in Coban, about 212 km (131 miles) north of Guatemala City, March 13, 2012. The Public Ministry on February 27 began an exhumation at the former headquarters in Coban, which was called Military Zone 21 during the years of the internal armed conflict from 1960-1996. A total of 30 skeletons, with their hands tied behind their backs, have been found, according to anthropologists. An estimated 250,000 people died and 45,000 people were victims of forced disappearance during the conflict, according the local media.
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An anthropologist looks at a shoe as she works in a mass grave in the former Regional Command headquarters of the Guatemalan Army in Coban, about 212 km (131 miles) north of Guatemala City, March 13, 2012. The Public Ministry on February 27 began an exhumation at the former headquarters in Coban, which was called Military Zone 21 during the years of the internal armed conflict from 1960-1996. A total of 30 skeletons, with their hands tied behind their backs, have been found, according to anthropologists. An estimated 250,000 people died and 45,000 people were victims of forced disappearance during the conflict, according the local media.

[Credit : Jorge Dan Lopez/Reuters]