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Anti-coup protesters squat behind a barricade that separates them from security forces on the opposite side of the road in the Dala township of Yangon on Friday. Photograph: AP

Myanmar security forces opened fire on Sunday, witnesses said, at people gathered for the funeral of one of the 114 people killed the previous day, th(...)

Protesters shelter behind shields during a demonstration against the military coup next to Shwezigon Pagoda in Nyaung-U near the Unesco world heritage site in Bagan. Photograph: STR/AFP via Getty Images

Myanmar’s major trade unions called on members to shut down the economy from Monday to back a campaign against last month’s coup, raising pressure on (...)

Anti-riot police officers prepare to fire tear gas as they try to disperse protesters during an anti-coup protest following the military crackdown in Yangon, Myanmar. Photograph: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA

Ousted Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi appeared at a court hearing via video conferencing on Monday as supporters marched in several towns and citi(...)

 People carry an injured man after police cracked down on demonstrators in Mandalay, Myanmar, on Sunday. Photograph: Kaung Zaw Hein/EPA

Myanmar police fired on protesters around the country on Sunday in the bloodiest day of weeks of demonstrations against a military coup and at least (...)

The casket containing the body of Mya Thwet Thwet Khine, killed during protests against the coup that toppled the elected government of Aung San Suu Kyi. Photograph: AP Photo

Huge crowds marched in Myanmar on Sunday to denounce a February 1st military coup in a show of defiance after security forces shot dead two protesters(...)