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US journalist Danny Fenster with former US ambassador to the United Nations Bill Richardson in Naypyitaw, Myanmar. Photograph: The Richardson Center/EPA

American journalist Danny Fenster was released from prison on Monday in Myanmar and has left the country, his employer and family said, following nego(...)

 Journalist Danny Fenster in Yangon, Myanmar. Photograph: Family courtesy photo via AP

A court in military-ruled Myanmar on Friday jailed American journalist Danny Fenster for 11 years, his lawyer and his employer said, despite US calls (...)

A protester holds a poster with an image of detained civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi during a candlelight vigil in Yangon in March. Photograph: AFP via Getty Images

Myanmar’s military has announced plans to release more than 5,000 prisoners, days after the junta chief was blocked from attending an upcoming regiona(...)

People waiting to fill up empty oxygen canisters outside a factory in Yangon on Wednesday as Covid-19 surges. Photograph: Ye Aung Thu/AFP via Getty Images

First, the junta stole Myanmar’s elected leaders from the people. Now, doctors say, the generals have taken the oxygen that some citizens need to brea(...)

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 (...)

A protester holds up a poster featuring Aung San Suu Kyi during a demonstration in Yangon in February against the military coup in Myanmar. Photograph: STR/AFP via Getty Images

Myanmar’s ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi went on trial on Monday, appearing unwell as the first witnesses took the stand in cases against her of illeg(...)

The Myanmar Times newspaper, and others,  after the coup in February. Photograph: Aung Kyaw Htet/SOPA Images /LightRocket via Getty Images

On February 1st, a few hours after Myanmar’s military coup, the team leaders of media group Mizzima held an emergency meeting in Yangon. The outlet’s(...)

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(...)

A Myanmar soldier stands guard on a road in Naypyidaw amid demonstrations against the military coup  on February 17th. Photograph:  STR/AFP via Getty Images

Capt Tun Myat Aung leaned over the hot pavement in Yangon, Myanmar’s largest city, and picked up bullet casings. Nausea crept into his throat. The she(...)

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