Plainclothes soldiers drove their vehicles into a Mandalay protest march, injuring almost 20 civilians.
19 The News For 19 October 2021
Hit-and-run clashes with ethnic Burmese fighters in the heartland and urban guerrilla warfare now complicate the Tatmadaw’s traditional task of containing ethnic armies.
Big Bag’s lead singer Kyar Pauk auctioned his ukulele for US$27,500, with all proceeds going to the people’s war against the junta.
The amnesty for people jailed or detained for anti-regime activities comes just after coup leader Min Aung Hlaing was barred from attending an ASEAN summit.
In a televised address, Min Aung Hlaing expressed hope that the regional bloc would reverse its decision not to invite him to its upcoming meeting in Brunei.
No one was injured in the attack on Sunday; it follows Friday’s bombing of a Naypyitaw bank branch, which was claimed by the local People’s Defense Force.
The new security pact is a big gamble for the US, Australia and the UK, and will necessitate a strategic rethink in Southeast Asia, Europe, Japan, China and elsewhere.
More than 760 junta soldiers and police reportedly plan to join the Civil Disobedience Movement since the civilian National Unity Government declared war on the regime.
Editorial & Opinion
Hit-and-run clashes with ethnic Burmese fighters in the heartland and urban guerrilla warfare now complicate the Tatmadaw’s traditional task of containing ethnic armies.Read Now
The new security pact is a big gamble for the US, Australia and the UK, and will necessitate a strategic rethink in Southeast Asia, Europe, Japan, China
Any future peace process must be genuinely inclusive and not repeat the mistakes made by both military and civilian governments of the past.
By banishing the State Counselor to a secret location and rejecting ASEAN’s envoy, Min Aung Hlaing is making his despised predecessors look like masters
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