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Thida Hnin, wife of Thet Naing Win, weeps as her son Aung Phone Khant watches his father’s coffin laid in their home in Mandalay, Myanmar. Thet Naing Win was shot and killed by Myanmar security forces during an anti-coup protest on Saturday. Photograph: AP

Protesters against the military’s seizure of power in Myanmar have returned to the streets of the country’s biggest city, a day after a call for a gen(...)

Demonstrators hold placards calling for the United Nations to take action, during a protest against the Myanmar military coup, in Yangon, Myanmar. Photograph Nyein Chan Naing/EPA

A call for a Monday general strike by demonstrators in Myanmar protesting against the military’s seizure of power has prompted a thinly veiled threat (...)

The casket containing the body of Mya Thwet Thwet Khine, killed during protests against the coup that toppled the elected government of Aung San Suu Kyi. Photograph: AP Photo

Huge crowds marched in Myanmar on Sunday to denounce a February 1st military coup in a show of defiance after security forces shot dead two protesters(...)

Policemen hold shields as they cover the entrance of a monastery where military supporters are gathering in Yangon, Myanmar,  on Thursday.  Photograph:  EPA/Lynn Bo Bo

Britain and Canada imposed sanctions on Myanmar’s ruling generals on Thursday for toppling the civilian-led government, while Japan said it had agreed(...)

 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(...)

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(...)

epa09012446 Soldiers in armoured vehicles drive along the street outside Sule Pagoda in Yangon, Myanmar, 14 February 2021. Protests against the military coup continued across the country despite orders banning mass gatherings and reports of police arresting anti-coup protesters in night-time raids. Myanmar's military junta on 13 February ordered the arrest of several prominent anti-coup activists while suspending privacy laws that restricted police from detaining suspects or searching private property without court warrants.  EPA/MAUNG NYAN

Security forces in Myanmar opened fire to disperse protesters at a power plant on Sunday and armoured vehicles rolled into major cities as the new ar(...)

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 (...)

Demonstrators hold up a placard showing Chinese president Xi Jingping  and Myanmar military junta chief  Min Aung Hlaing,  during a protest against the military coup outside the Chinese embassy in Yangon, Myanmar, on Friday. Photograph: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA

Myanmar’s military junta on Friday granted amnesty to more than 23,000 prisoners, emptying jail cells even as the regime showed signs it was preparing(...)

A demonstrator holds up a placard calling for the release of Aung San Suu Kyi during a protest against the military coup, in Yangon, Myanmar. Photograph: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA

Protests spread across Myanmar on Wednesday after the most violent day in demonstrations against a coup that brought to a halt a tentative transition (...)

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