Protesters take part in a demonstration in Hpakant, Myanmar, in support of Mindat, a town in Chin state. Photograph: Handout/AFP

Fighters of a local militia opposed to Myanmar’s junta have pulled back from the northwestern town of Mindat after days of assault by combat troops ba(...)

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(...)

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(...)

Associated Press (AP) photojournalist Thein Zaw in Yangon, Myanmar. Photograph: Stringer/EPA

A court in Myanmar has extended the pre-trial detention period for an Associated Press journalist who was arrested while covering demonstrations again(...)

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(...)

 A woman shouts through a megaphone during a protest against the military coup outside the US embassy in Yangon, Myanmar, on Tuesday. Photograph: Nyein Chan Naing/EPA

Myanmar’s military junta promised on Tuesday that it would hold an election and hand over power as police filed an additional charge against toppled(...)

Demonstrators march during a protest against the military coup in Yangon, Myanmar. Photograph: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA

Tens of thousands of people massed in Yangon and other cities in Myanmar for a second day on Sunday to protest against last week’s military coup, defy(...)