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Protesters shot by security forces are treated in a makeshift ward in Myanmar’s capital, Yangon, on March 15th. Photograph: The New York Times

Hla Min, a rice farmer in central Myanmar, was getting regular radiation therapy for cancer when the military seized power on February 1st. Initially (...)

Aung San Suu Kyi was overthrown by the army on February 1st in a coup that has plunged the Southeast Asian country into chaos. Photograph:  AFP via Getty Images

New corruption cases have been opened against Myanmar’s deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi and other former officials from her government, the state-run (...)

Anti-coup protesters flash three-fingered symbol of resistance as they gather to pray for those who died during a protest against the military in Yangon, Myanmar, on Monday. Photograph: AP

Demonstrators in Myanmar held protests demanding the restoration of Aung San Suu Kyi’s government on Monday and called for more co-ordinated nationwid(...)

Protesters hold eggs with messages to coincide with Easter Sunday during a demonstration against the military coup in Taunggyi in Myanmar’s Shan state.  Photograph: Anonymous/AFP via Getty

Opponents of military rule in Myanmar inscribed messages of protest on Easter eggs on Sunday while thousands of others were back on the streets, denou(...)

A protester receiving oxygen after being injured during a demonstration against the military coup, in Taunggyi in Myanmar’s Shan state. Photograph: AFP via Getty Images

The UN envoy on Myanmar has implored the security council to intervene in the escalating crisis, warning of the risk of civil war and an imminent “blo(...)

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 build a roadblock on a bridge in Yangon, Myanmar, on Tuesday. Photograph: The New York Times

Bank tellers’ windows are gathering dust. Cargo at the port sits uncollected. And in grand government ministries in Naypyitaw, the capital of Myanmar,(...)

An anti-coup protester raises his hand with clenched fist in front of a crowd during a candlelight night rally in Yangon, Myanmar. Photograph: AP Photo

The acting leader of Myanmar’s parallel civilian government has said the people “must win the uprising” against the junta and that he will seek to giv(...)

Aye Myat Thu, the wife of Myanmar protester Chit Min Thu, reacts after he was shot dead  by security forces. Photograph: STR /AFP

Myanmar’s junta added bribery allegations to its charges against deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Thursday, while an advocacy group said security fo(...)

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 (...)

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