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"I was really tired that night and woke up to the noise. I was very angry and assumed that children were playing music."

"I told them to lower the volume of the loudspeakers before I unplugged the amplifier, and they didn’t understand me. That’s why I unplugged it."Said Klaas Haijtema, a 30-year-old Dutchman, to the judge in Mandalay, Myanmar. He'd been staying in a hostel and the chants blasting from the Buddhist center annoyed him.Haijtema was sentenced to 3 months in prison — at hard labor.
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