Protesters in Myanmar took to the streets holding painted eggs featuring symbols of resistance to the military coup.
Security forces in the city of Monywa opened fire on anti-coup protesters on Saturday, killing at least two people according to local media.
Family members and relatives grieve as a solitary sign at the side of the coffin reads: 'Save Myanmar.'
Thai authorities along the country's northwestern border braced themselves Monday for a possible influx of more ethnic Karen villagers fleeing new airstrikes from the Myanmar military.
The EU, US and UK are "horrified" by the "bloodshed" in Myanmar after more than 100 people were killed on Saturday during anti-coup protests.
The prisoners appear to be the hundreds of students detained in early March while demonstrating against the February 1 coup that ousted the elected government of Aung San Suu Kyi.
At least 15 people have died and hundreds are injured and missing after a devastating fire destroyed thousands of shelters in a sprawling Rohingya refugee camp in southern Bangladesh, a UNHCR spokeswoman said.
In Myanmar's hinterland, army uproots ethnic Karen villagers
At least four people were shot dead during protests in Myanmar on Sunday, as security forces continued their violent crackdown against dissent following last month's military coup.
"We will never give up to an unjust military but we will carve our future together with our united power," Mahn Win Khaing Than, who was named the acting vice president by Myanmar's ousted lawmakers, said on Saturday.
People sat in the middle of the street, holding candles and singing songs.
Three deaths were reported in Mandalay, the country's second-biggest city, and one in Pyay, a town in south-central Myanmar.
Aung San Suu Kyi was arrested during the February 1 coup. This is the fifth offence she has been charged with since then.
All five networks had been offering extensive live coverage of the protests. The military government has detained dozens of journalists since the coup.
The demonstrators used water, blankets and fire extinguishers to try to smother the smoking canisters but were eventually forced to give ground and disperse.
The incident happened shortly after riot police attacked a large, peaceful protest against the military junta in Mandalay.
The escalation of violence in Myanmar as authorities crack down on protests against the February 1 coup is raising pressure for more sanctions against the junta.
"It is utterly abhorrent that security forces are firing live ammunition against peaceful protesters across the country," said UNHR chief Michelle Bachelet
Security forces in Myanmar escalated their crackdown on protests against last month’s military coup, with at least 38 people killed on Wednesday.