"This is a great loss not only for our community but also for the country," Win Myint, a Muslim religious leader, said at the funeral. "He was necessary to our country's democratic system."
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Parliament member Win Myint said demonstrators in his constituency resisted when they thought police were going to arrest their leaders, and the six people detained were released later.
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