Protesters flash the three-finger salute, a symbol of resistance, and hold a banner ‘Resist the military’ as they demonstrate against the coup in Yangon, Myanmar. Photograph: Nyein Chan Naing/EPA

Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Myanmar’s cities on Saturday to denounce this week’s coup and demand the release of elected leader (...)

People taking part in a rally in support of Myanmar’s state counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi before she defended Myanmar at the ICC in The Hague against accusations of genocide against Rohingya Muslims, in Yangon in December 2019. Photograph:   Sai Aung Main/AFP via Getty Images

When an election landslide first ushered the National League for Democracy into a position of power in Myanmar, the party gained a mandate to extract (...)

  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(...)

Police block the road heading to the Yangon International Airport in Yangon, Myanmar, on Monday. Photograph: Nyein Chan Naing/ EPA

The precariousness of Myanmar’s “transition” to democracy, a road embarked on but yet far from travelled, was clearly understood at home and abroad. T(...)

 Myanmar migrants hold up portraits of Aung San Suu Kyi during a demonstration outside the Myanmar embassy in Bangkok on Monday. Photograph:  Lillian Suwanrumpha/AFP via Getty Images

Even as warning signs of a military putsch to topple Aung San Suu Kyi’s civilian government multiplied in recent days, some of the diplomats and analy(...)

People queue outside a supermarket in Thingangyun following the overnight coup. Photograph: Marie Starr via Twitter

The first inkling Irishwoman Marie Starr had about the coup in Myanmar was the loss of broadband at her home, outside the largest city and former capi(...)

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(...)

Supporters of the NLD party hold portraits of Aung San Suu Kyi as they celebrate in front of the party’s headquarters in Yangon on November 9th. Photograph:  Ye Aung Thu/AFP

The ruling party of Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi has won enough parliamentary seats to form the next government, according to official general elec(...)

Supporters of the National League for Democracy (NLD) party, led by Myanmar state counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi, celebrate in Yangon, Myanmar, on Sunday. Photograph:  Lynn Bo Bo/Epa

Myanmar voted on Sunday in a general election seen as a referendum on the fledgling democratic government that remains popular at home but has seen i(...)

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