In the summer of 1988 the people of Burma demanded democracy and got bullets. An estimated 10,000 civilians died in the bloodbath that ensued.
Photographer Alain Evrard captured the terrible moment when the military turned their guns against peaceful, unarmed demonstrators, some of them carry photographs of independence hero Aung San, in the streets of Rangoon.
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