Protesters in Kathmandu demonstrate against continued rule  by Nepalese King Gyanendra during a four day general strike called by the seven main opposition parties. They called for a return to democracy and for the King to step down and hold new elections. The massive planned march 
was halted by a curfew called by the King and any demonstrations were put down by the police with frequent
clashes occuring throughout the city. Police sheild themselves from barrage of rocks.
 (image by Christopher Brown)
Protesters in Kathmandu demonstrate against continued rule by Nepalese King Gyanendra during a four day general strike called by the seven main opposition parties. They called for a return to democracy and for the King to step down and hold new elections. The massive planned march was halted by a curfew called by the King and any demonstrations were put down by the police with frequent clashes occuring throughout the city. Police sheild themselves from barrage of rocks.
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