Security forces reportedly killed 114 people in deadliest day since last month's military coup as protesters hit streets of Yangon, Mandalay and other towns, defying a warning that they will be shot dead.
US and Britain impose sanctions on military-controlled conglomerates as security forces are reported to have killed five more protesters in an unrelenting crackdown on dissent.
Myanmar military expresses sadness for protest death toll, which it puts at 164, and airs video testimony of a former top Yangon official alleging corruption by ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi, including receiving cash, gold bars and silk.
To mark the one-month anniversary of the launch of one of the biggest demonstrations since the coup and a national strike, activists in posts on social media urged people to join a car convoy protest.
Opposing the military takeover of the state, Myanmar citizens have staged protests across the country while putting their lives at risk.
State-controlled television in Myanmar reports new charges are being framed against Aung San Suu Kyi after a prominent businessman claimed he gave the ousted leader about $550,000 in illegal payments in 2019 and 2020.
Dozens of families hold funerals for their dead as demonstrations against military junta are met with fresh violence, with at least one protester shot dead on Tuesday.
At least eight anti-coup protesters killed across Myanmar on Monday as demonstrators return to the streets after the deadliest weekend since the military seized power.
Nine labour organisations have called on "all Myanmar people" to stop work in an effort to reverse the seizure of power by the military, which overthrew the civilian government of Aung San Suu Kyi on February 1.
United Nations Security Council meets to discuss Myanmar crisis as pro-democracy activists hold fresh demonstrations against the military coup.
Nikol Pashinyan has previously faced protests and calls to quit over what his opponents say was his mishandling of a six-week conflict last year.
UN human rights expert on Myanmar Tom Andrews says the most important thing the international community can do now “is focused, targeted, tough economic sanctions and diplomatic pressure."
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