Activists ditch usual Thingyan new year holiday festivities to focus on campaign against the generals who seized power in a coup.
Kachin rebels attack police station in northern Shwegu town following military raids on Karen rebel villages in the east, an indication of deepening role of ethnic minority armed groups in support of anti-coup protests.
Amnesty International says it has "received reports that army divisions involved in atrocities against Rohingya in 2017 have been deployed to Rakhine state again in recent weeks," amid fighting between the military and a Buddhist militia.
Scuffles broke out between riot police and demonstrators protesting against an army offensive against rebels in Kachin state which has displaced thousands.
There was a peace conference last August, but since the decades-long civil war has actually escalated. Ethnic armed groups are still fighting in the northern Kachin State and in the northeastern Shan State.
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