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April 21, 1985

Almost 100 policemen were reported injured in Seoul by students throwing rocks, torches and gasoline-filled bottles, South Korean officials reported after the 25th anniversary of a student uprising that brought down a previous government. In Friday's demonstrations, an estimated 20,000 students from about 50 colleges and universities denounced President Chun Doo Hwan, labeling him a military dictator and calling for cancellation of his trip to the United States, which begins Thursday. The bloody student uprising of 1960 toppled South Korea's first president, Syngman Rhee.

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