Photo Gallery: Holiday doesn’t stop the protests

Protesters staged a variety of strikes and demonstrations this week during Thingyan, the traditional five-day Buddhist New Year holiday.
2021-04-16
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Protesters stage an anti-coup rally in Mandalay on Wednesday. (RFA)
Protesters stage an anti-coup rally in Mandalay on Wednesday. (RFA)

Protesters release balloons during a demonstration in Dawei. (AFP/Dawei Watch)
Protesters release balloons during a demonstration in Dawei. (AFP/Dawei Watch)

Slogans and photos decorate leaves as part of a “Green Day Strike” held this past week. (AFP/Anonymous source)
Slogans and photos decorate leaves as part of a “Green Day Strike” held this past week. (AFP/Anonymous source)

Protesters in Dawei’s Launglone township march Thursday against the military coup in Dawei's Launglone township. (AFP/Dawei Watch)
Protesters in Dawei’s Launglone township march Thursday against the military coup in Dawei's Launglone township. (AFP/Dawei Watch)

Protesters in Ahline, Yangon, on Monday call for the United Nations to exercise its Responsibility to Protect or R2P. (RFA)
Protesters in Ahline, Yangon, on Monday call for the United Nations to exercise its Responsibility to Protect or R2P. (RFA)

A protester paints the three-finger salute of the resistance as part of the "Bleeding Strike" demonstration Wednesday in Shwebo in Myanmar's Sagaing region. (AFP/Anonymous source)
A protester paints the three-finger salute of the resistance as part of the "Bleeding Strike" demonstration Wednesday in Shwebo in Myanmar's Sagaing region. (AFP/Anonymous source)

Buddhist monks and protesters march on Tuesday in Mandalay. (AFP/Anonymous source)
Buddhist monks and protesters march on Tuesday in Mandalay. (AFP/Anonymous source)

The streets of Yangon were virtually deserted Friday as protesters held a “Silent Strike” to mourn the more than 700 people killed by the military since the coup began. (RFA)
The streets of Yangon were virtually deserted Friday as protesters held a “Silent Strike” to mourn the more than 700 people killed by the military since the coup began. (RFA)

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