A Myanmar court sentences four journalists and the editor of the Yangon based Unity journal to ten years hard labor for allegedly publishing state secrets in an investigative series of reports on a weapons factory.
Protesters in the capital Naypyidaw, Mandalay, and the country's largest city Yangon stage a record number of demonstrations against military junta since February 1 coup. Many of public and private employees and civil servant join demonstrations despite military's warning.
Tens of thousands of people protest against the military coup in Myanmar's largest city Yangon, calling for the release of jailed leader Aung San Suu Kyi. The protests are the largest to occur in the country's history since the 2007 Saffron Revolution.
Myanmar reports the country's first confirmed cases of COVID-19, the patients are a 36-year-old who had travelled back from the United States and a 26-year-old returning from the United Kingdom. Panic buying is reported in the country's largest city, Yangon.
Immigration officials from Myanmar intercept a boat of Rohingya refugees 30 km abbr=on off the coast of Yangon, and arrest all 106 passengers. The boat was en route to Malaysia, after setting off from Sittwe, Rakhine State, with human smugglers and Rohingyas fleeing persecution.
Two Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar are sentenced to seven years in prison for violating the Official Secrets Act, prompting international condemnation. The pair was investigating reports of mass graves at the village of Inn Din when they were arrested in Yangon for attempting to obtain classified documents, which they contend were used as bait to entrap them.