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Burnt Buddhist monks receive treatment at a hospital after police... News PhotoBuddhism,Burnt,Casualty,Copper,Fire - Natural Phenomenon,Healthcare And Medicine,Horizontal,Hospital,Monk - Religious Occupation,Monywa,Myanmar,Police Force,Politics,Protest,Receiving,Village,Water CannonPhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPBurnt Buddhist monks receive treatment at a hospital after police fired water cannon and gas during a pre-dawn crackdown on villagers and monks protesting against a Chinese-backed copper mine, in Monywa northern Myanmar on November 29, 2012. Dozens were injured, activists said, when police broke up the demonstration which is the latest example of long-oppressed Myanmar citizens testing the limits of their new freedoms after the end last year of decades of authoritarian junta rule that saw protests routinely stamped out. AFP PHOTO / J MAUNG MAUNG (Photo credit should read AFP/AFP/Getty Images)