The military also lodged a new allegation against Aung San Suu Kyi, the elected leader it ousted on February 1.
The new junta's security forces have killed several agitators, jailed journalists or anyone capable of voicing an opinion and has limited legal protections
A month ago, Security Council strongly backed return to democracy in Myanmar and calling for the immediate release of detainees including Nobel peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi
Myanmar has asked for 'handover of eight police personnel who fled the neighbouring country and entered India to take refuge from last month's military coup
Multiple reports from several cities and towns, difficult to independently confirm, said police used live ammunition as well as tear gas and rubber bullets to violently disperse protesters.
Thai pro-democracy demonstrations have recently become marred by increasing violence, claiming lives of 23 policemen and 10 protesters
Ever since Myanmar witnessed a military coup in February, 16 people from the neighbouring country have crossed the Indian border and taken refuge in Mizoram, reports claimed
The violence erupted early morning when medical students were marching in Yangon's streets near the Hledan Center intersection
As anti-coup protests surge in Myanmar, two people have been killed in police firing
The new wave of protests come just a day after junta leaders had declared that the anti-coup demonstrations were dying down in the country
Suu Kyi has been charged with violating Article 25 of the Natural Disaster Management Law, used against those who have broken coronavirus restrictions.
Suu Kyi will now be remanded until February 17, according to Khin Maung Zaw, a lawyer asked by Suu Kyi's party to represent her.
Eight days of street demonstrations are estimated to have drawn hundreds of thousands of people to the streets despite the threat of six months' imprisonment.
A draft cybersecurity law due to be implemented in Myanmar has sparked protests in the country as people fear that it might be used to suppress dissent.
The military has said it was forced to step in because Suu Kyi's government failed to properly investigate allegations of fraud in the November elections
The US and its European allies have condemned the coup by the military and have warned of imposing sanctions
Activists, professional work groups, unions and individuals across Myanmar have taken to the streets to protest the military coup
A group of Yangon medics resort to the three-finger salutes in Myanmar to protest against the military coup which overthrew the Aung San Suu Kyi government.
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A military coup was taking place in Myanmar early Monday and State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi was detained under house arrest
The US and Australia also expressed concern over the development in Myanmar and urged Myanmar's military to respect the rule of law.