Photos: Myanmar protesters march again despite crackdown by security forces

  • On March 4, Myanmar protesters returned to the streets despite the killing of at least 38 people the previous day by security forces. Police again used force to try to disperse the crowds. More than 50 civilians, mostly peaceful protesters, are confirmed to have been killed by police and soldiers since the protests began on February 1 against the military-coup.
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Protesters brave tear gas fired at them by police during a demonstration against the military coup in Kale, Myanmar on March 2. Demonstrators in Myanmar protesting last month's military coup returned to the streets on March 4, undeterred by the killing of at least 38 people the previous day by security forces, AP reported.(AFP)

Protesters brave tear gas fired at them by police during a demonstration against the military coup in Kale, Myanmar on March 2. Demonstrators in Myanmar protesting last month's military coup returned to the streets on March 4, undeterred by the killing of at least 38 people the previous day by security forces, AP reported.(AFP)

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A protester holds a homemade shield during a demonstration against the military coup in Yangon on March 3. New protests were held in at least three areas of Yangon, Myanmar’s largest city, which has been scenes of violence for the past few days.(AFP)

A protester holds a homemade shield during a demonstration against the military coup in Yangon on March 3. New protests were held in at least three areas of Yangon, Myanmar’s largest city, which has been scenes of violence for the past few days.(AFP)

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Police seen at the distance as demonstrators use mobile phones to film during an anti-coup protest in Mandalay, Myanmar on March 3. Police again used force to try to disperse the crowds, AP reported citing video footage on social media accounts.(REUTERS)

Police seen at the distance as demonstrators use mobile phones to film during an anti-coup protest in Mandalay, Myanmar on March 3. Police again used force to try to disperse the crowds, AP reported citing video footage on social media accounts.(REUTERS)

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Protesters lie on the ground after police open fire to disperse an anti-coup protest in Mandalay, Myanmar on March 3. The UN special envoy for Myanmar, Christine Schraner Burgener, said 38 people were killed on March 3, AP reported.(REUTERS)

Protesters lie on the ground after police open fire to disperse an anti-coup protest in Mandalay, Myanmar on March 3. The UN special envoy for Myanmar, Christine Schraner Burgener, said 38 people were killed on March 3, AP reported.(REUTERS)

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Myanmar nationals living in Thailand protest against Myanmar's military coup in front of the United Nations building in Bangkok, on March 4. The death toll was the highest since the February 1 takeover. More than 50 civilians, mostly peaceful protesters, are confirmed to have been killed by police and soldiers since then, AP reported.(Sakchai Lalit / AP)

Myanmar nationals living in Thailand protest against Myanmar's military coup in front of the United Nations building in Bangkok, on March 4. The death toll was the highest since the February 1 takeover. More than 50 civilians, mostly peaceful protesters, are confirmed to have been killed by police and soldiers since then, AP reported.(Sakchai Lalit / AP)

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People build barricades to deter security personnel from entering a protest area in Mandalay on March 4. Yangon reported the highest death toll for March 3, where an estimated 18 people died. Most if not all of the deaths occurred in the eastern neighbourhood of North Okkalapa.(AP)

People build barricades to deter security personnel from entering a protest area in Mandalay on March 4. Yangon reported the highest death toll for March 3, where an estimated 18 people died. Most if not all of the deaths occurred in the eastern neighbourhood of North Okkalapa.(AP)

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The funeral procession of protester Banyar Aung in Laung Lone township in Dawei district, after he was shot on February 28 while protesting against the military coup. (Dawei Watch / AFP)

The funeral procession of protester Banyar Aung in Laung Lone township in Dawei district, after he was shot on February 28 while protesting against the military coup. (Dawei Watch / AFP)

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Burmese migrants living in Thailand break down during a memorial to honour those who died during demonstrations against the military coup in their homeland, in Bangkok on March 4. As part of the crackdown, security forces have arrested well over a thousand people, including journalists, AP reported citing the independent Assistance Association for Political Prisoners record.(Lillian Suwanrumpha / AFP)

Burmese migrants living in Thailand break down during a memorial to honour those who died during demonstrations against the military coup in their homeland, in Bangkok on March 4. As part of the crackdown, security forces have arrested well over a thousand people, including journalists, AP reported citing the independent Assistance Association for Political Prisoners record.(Lillian Suwanrumpha / AFP)

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