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Myanmar streets empty in protest on coup anniversary

Western powers launched a fresh broadside of sanctions against the generals on the anniversary of the military coup

Photos: Show of solidarity

Philippine solidarity groups denounce the military of junta in Myanmar for the execution of four pro-democracy activists in July

Two killed, 38 injured in Myanmar rally attack on coup anniversary

Photos released by the junta's information team on Tuesday painted a picture of normalcy in the country

Myanmar junta threatens pot-banging protesters with treason

Almost a year on the junta is struggling to break resistance to its rule, with "People's Defence Forces" clashing regularly with its troops

Three wounded as Myanmar soldiers ram car into protest

More than 10 months of military rule has seen some 1,300 killed rallying against the army but small, highly mobile protests still crop up

Myanmar junta frees thousands of detainees in amnesty

Observers say the move is a bid to appease the international community at a time when the junta is facing both global and domestic pressure

Myanmar monks march against military junta

Historically, monks in predominantly Buddhist Myanmar have been seen as a supreme moral authority

Protests mark anniversary of Myanmar’s 1988 uprising

Many of Sunday's protests made reference to the “8-8-88” democracy uprising on August, 8, 1988, which the then-military regime crushed

People in Myanmar hold ‘flower protests’ for Suu Kyi’s 76th birthday

For decades a symbol of the fight for democracy under previous juntas, Aung San Suu Kyi often wore flowers in her hair

Boycott and bombings mar Myanmar’s new school year

Security forces stood guard at some schools and brought pupils under armed escort from their homes

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