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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(...)

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 (...)

Protesters hold up signs calling for the release of detained Myanmar civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi during a demonstration against the military coup in Naypyidaw on Monday. Photograph: STR/AFP via Getty Images

Protesters in Myanmar kept up demands on Monday for the release of ousted civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi and an end to military rule despite the de(...)

A demonstrator holding a “ghost” headdress holds a placard during a protest against the military coup in Naypyitaw, Myanmar, on Saturday. Photograph: EPA

Mass street demonstrations in Myanmar have entered a second week with neither protesters nor the military government showing any signs of backing off (...)

President Joe Biden delivers remarks on the administration’s response to the military coup in Myanmar, on  Wednesday. Photograph: Oliver Contreras/The New York Times

US president Joe Biden announced new sanctions on Myanmar’s military leaders on Wednesday as he called for the immediate release of Aung San Suu Kyi a(...)

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(...)

  Soldiers stand guard at the checkpoint of a military compound in Yangon on February 1st , as Myanmar’s military detained the country’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi and the country’s president in a coup. Photograph: STR/AFP via Getty Images

The United States formally declared the military takeover in Myanmar as a coup d’etat on Tuesday, paving the way for a review of foreign assistance to(...)

Myanmar nationals in Japan hold up portraits of Aung San Suu Kyi and shout slogans during a protest held in front of the United Nations University in Tokyo, Japan. Photograph: Franck Robichon/EPA.

The United Nations led condemnation of Myanmar’s military on Monday after it seized power, calling for the release of elected leaders, including Nobel(...)

Aung San Suu Kyi led the democracy struggle despite years under house arrest and and won a Nobel Peace Prize for her efforts. File photograph: Getty

Western leaders condemned the coup by Myanmar’s military against Aung San Suu Kyi’s democratically elected government and hundreds of thousands of he(...)

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