Fourteen protestors and four street vendors are arrested as police break up the Michaungkan rally camp in front of Rangoon City Hall.
Fourteen people, including a 68-year-old woman, sentenced to prison time for their part in protesting a historic land-grab in Rangoon.
Michaungkan villagers protesting government land grabs staged a candlelight vigil in front of Rangoon City Hall.
The Michaungkan protest movement was elevated to a new level on Wednesday when the protestors staged a hunger strike to demand the release of their community leader Sein Than.
Dozens of villagers defy a 3 October deadline ordered by local police to dismantle their camp and leave their protest site in Rangoon city centre.
Protestors that have been occupying a sidewalk of downtown Rangoon for more than six months have been given a deadline of 3 October to vacate the site and dismantle their encampment.