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Myanmar coup: 8 killed in protests against military rule

Protesters salute the resistance with three fingers during an anti-coup protest in Yangon, Myanmar on Tuesday, April 27.

Police clear a road after protesters spread signs in Yangon on Saturday, April 24.

Protesters flee security forces during an anti-coup protest in Yangon on April 12.

Yangon Bus Service buses were set on fire on April 12.

Police speak as they arrive at the scene of a protest in Yangon on April 12.

Anti-coup protesters pass through Hlaing County in Yangon on April 9.

An anti-coup protester lifts an Easter egg decorated with the resistance’s three-fingered salute during a demonstration in Yangon on April 4.

Protesters hold home-made air pistols during a protest in Yangon on April 3.

Protesters hold improvised weapons in Yangon on April 3.

Residents of Yangon’s Tamwe region participate in a candlelight vigil on April 3.

People are participating in a “flower strike” in Yangon on April 2.

Protesters wearing face paint stand near a burning barricade during an anti-coup protest in Yangon on March 30.

Soldiers march towards anti-coup protesters during a demonstration in Yangon on March 30.

Protesters run to avoid the army in Yangon on March 30.

A man rides a bicycle as smoke rises from burning barricades in Yangon on March 30.

Protesters throw stones and use slingshots as security forces approach Yangon on March 28.

Smoke rises after anti-coup protesters burned tires in Yangon on March 27.

Protesters make incendiary devices at an anti-coup rally in Yangon.

Smoke rises over Thaketa Township in Yangon on March 27.

Mourners attend the funeral of Tin Hla, a 43-year-old man who was allegedly shot dead by security forces during a protest.

People in Yangon mourn after a relative was shot dead in a crackdown on anti-coup protesters.

Protesters occupy a street during a rally in Yangon on March 27.

Protesters gesture during a march in Yangon on March 26.

A Buddhist monk uses binoculars as he crouches behind a road barricade with other people in Mandalay, Myanmar on March 22.

Aung Kaung Htet’s mother moans during the teenager’s funeral on March 21. Aung, 15, was killed when military junta forces opened fire on anti-coup protesters in Yangon.

An anti-coup protester jumps over a makeshift barricade in Yangon on March 19.

Protesters take a stand on Yangon’s Bayint Naung Bridge on March 17. The bridge was blocked by a makeshift barricade to prevent security forces from crossing.

Protesters test Molotov cocktails in Yangon on March 16.

Protesters stand near burning tires in Yangon on March 16.

Anti-coup protesters pray in Yangon on March 14.

Rescuers transport the body of Shel Ye Win, who was shot dead by security forces in Mandalay.

A member of the Burmese police fires a gun at protesters in Yangon on March 13.

People lay flowers and light candles next to the bloodied sidewalk where protester Chit Min Thu was killed in Yangon.

Military trucks are seen near a burning barricade in Yangon that was erected by protesters and then set on fire by soldiers on March 10.

A protester holds a homemade shield during an anti-coup protest in Yangon on March 9.

A protester unloads a fire extinguisher to counter the impact of tear gas that was fired by police in Yangon on March 8.

Protesters don the longyi, a traditional garment worn in Myanmar, during a demonstration in Yangon on March 7.

The wife of Phoe Chit, a protester who died during a protest, mourns over her husband’s casket during his funeral in Yangon on March 5.

Protesters march over portraits of Myanmar’s armed forces chief General Min Aung Hlaing during a protest in Yangon on March 5.

People mourn in Yangon on March 4, near a place where a family member was killed while demonstrating.

Protesters lie on the ground after police opened fire to break up an anti-coup protest in Mandalay on March 3.

Teachers wear traditional hats while participating in an anti-coup protest in Mandalay on March 3.

A soldier stands next to a man detained during a demonstration in Mandalay on March 3.

Anti-coup protesters traveled to Yangon on March 3. One of them discharged a fire extinguisher to counter the impact of tear gas fired by the police.

An anti-coup protester writes vital emergency information about another protester on his arm in Yangon.

Police run to protesters to break up a protest in Yangon on March 3.

A Myanmar citizen living in India burns a poster of Myanmar’s military leader during a protest in New Delhi on March 3.

Medics help deliver oxygen to a protester who was exposed to tear gas in Yangon on March 3.

Protesters fled after tear gas was fired during a protest in Yangon on March 1.

Protesters smoke behind shields during a protest in Yangon on March 1.

Protesters in Yangon fled tear gas on March 1.

Yangon residents participate in a ceremony on February 28 in remembrance of those killed during protests.

Soldiers patrol during a demonstration in Yangon on February 28.

Protesters take cover as they clash with police in Yangon on February 28.

Protesters erect barricades during a demonstration in Yangon on February 28.

Police charge anti-coup protesters in Yangon on February 27.

An injured protester receives medical treatment in Mandalay after police and military forces quelled protests on February 26.

Factory workers hold signs and shout slogans as they stage a protest against the coup in Yangon on February 25.

Anti-coup protesters shout slogans in Yangon on February 25.

A policeman films protesters near the Indonesian embassy in Yangon on February 24.

Police stand guard near the US Embassy in Yangon as protesters take part in an anti-coup protest on February 22.

Protesters hold placards depicting civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi during a protest in Yangon on February 22.

Protesters gather for a protest on February 22.

A man is carried after police disperse protesters in Mandalay on February 20.

A police truck uses a water cannon to disperse protesters in Mandalay on February 20.

A policeman aims a gun at protesters during a demonstration in Mandalay on February 20.

A protester holds up a Suu Kyi poster as he sits outside police in Yangon on February 19.

Protesters give the three-fingered salute at a rally in downtown Yangon on February 19.

Protesters block a main road during a demonstration in Yangon on February 17.

Protesters block a Yangon bridge with their cars on February 17.

Buddhist monks march during an anti-coup protest in Yangon on February 16.

A Suu Kyi banner is displayed during protests in Yangon on February 15.

Soldiers carry barricades in Yangon on February 15.

Elected members of parliament wave to protesters in Yangon as police surround the headquarters of Suu Kyi’s political party, the National League for Democracy, on February 15.

Medics lead the way as an injured protester is taken for treatment in Mandalay, Myanmar on February 15.

People gather around an armored vehicle in Yangon on February 14.

Yangon youth take part in an anti-coup hip-hop show on February 14.

Protesters demonstrate in Yangon on February 14.

A child runs next to an armored vehicle in Yangon on February 14.

Protesters march through the town of Shwebo on February 13.

Members of the Myanmar Photographers Association wave their cameras as they call for Suu Kyi’s release on February 13.

Police arrest a protester during a demonstration in Mawlamyine on February 12.

Farmers ride a tractor with a Suu Kyi poster during a protest in Thongwa on February 12.

A protester dressed as Lady Justice gives a three-fingered salute as she takes part in a protest in Yangon on February 11.

Protesters demonstrate in Bagan, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, on February 11.

Bodybuilders take part in a protest in Yangon on February 11.

People hold up letters that say “get out of the dictators” during a protest in Inle Lake on February 11.

A protester carries a child during a march in Yangon on February 10.

Women in wedding dresses hold up anti-coup placards in Yangon on February 10.

A policeman aims a weapon during clashes with protesters in the capital of Naypyidaw on February 9.

A protester pleads for police to refrain from using tear gas against protesters in Yangon on February 9.

Police fire water cannons at protesters in Naypyidaw on February 9.

Protesters gather in Yangon on February 8.

Protesters send three-fingered greetings as they clash with rows of riot police in Naypyidaw on February 8.

Hospital workers show three-fingered greetings during a protest in Yangon on February 7.

A rally is held in Yangon on February 7.

Protesters shout slogans in Yangon on February 7.

Protesters offer roses to riot police in Yangon on February 6.

Yangon residents strike objects to show their support for Suu Kyi and her party on February 5.

Soldiers block a road near Myanmar’s Parliament on February 2, a day after the coup.

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