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People watch as a convoy of soldiers and policemen arrive with bulldozers to remove makeshift barricades made by anti-coup protesters in Mandalay, Myanmar, on Tuesday. Photograph: AP

Demonstrators in Myanmar’s biggest city came out on Monday night for their first mass protests in defiance of an 8pm curfew, backing about 200 student(...)

Police patrol at a street during a protest in Yangon on Monday. Photograph: EPA

Three demonstrators were killed in Myanmar on Monday, witnesses said, while shops, factories and banks were closed in the main city Yangon in protests(...)

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 (...)

 Demonstrators present roses to police in Yangon, Myanmar last month. Photograph: The New York Times

Ma Kyal Sin loved taekwondo, spicy food and a good red lipstick. She adopted the English name Angel, and her father hugged her goodbye when she went o(...)

Anti-coup protesters hide behind shields as police use tear gas during a demonstration in Yangon on Thursday. Photograph: AP Photo

Police in Myanmar broke up demonstrations in several places with tear gas and gunfire on Thursday as protesters took to the streets again undeterred b(...)

Protesters run away from tear gas launched by security forces during an anti-coup protest in Mandalay, Myanmar, Tuesday, March 2nd, 2021. Photograph: AP Photo

Some of Myanmar’s neighbours pressed its ruling junta on Tuesday to release ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi and cease using lethal force against oppon(...)

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 (...)

Riot police advance towards a barricade during a protest against the military coup in Yangon, Myanmar, February 27th, 2021. Photograph: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA

Myanmar’s UN ambassador Kyaw Moe Tun has been fired, Myanmar state television said on Saturday, a day after he urged the UN to use “any means necessar(...)

Pro-military supporters hurl stones at residents near the central railway station in Yangon on Thursday. Photograph: EPA

Supporters of Myanmar’s military, some armed with knives and clubs, others firing catapults and throwing stones, attacked opponents of the February 1(...)

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