“I want him to know that his older brother won’t let his sacrifice be for nothing,” said Ko Ko Aung Htet Naing, whose twin brother was shot dead by the regime at a protest.
At least 10 civilians were injured in territory held by the Democratic Karen Benevolent Association armed group in Karen State.
A number of People’s Defense Force members were also killed and many villagers fled their homes as clashes continued in Chin, Magwe, Sagaing and Kayah on Monday, Tuesday.
Beijing is concerned about the rise in anti-China sentiment in Myanmar since the coup.
Former general U Thein Sein gave five million kyats to the military’s proxy political party for members killed or wounded while acting as suspected regime informants.
Sought by the junta, NLD member Myat Thida Htun draws strength from her last conversation with her father, who passed away after going into hiding following the coup.
Unverified claims of ambushes across the country suggest the regime continues to lose soldiers.
Despite fighting insurgencies across Myanmar, the regime has advanced in Rakhine State, starting fighting in the only peaceful area of the country.
The people will continue to fight to restore the election result that was stolen from them one year ago.
The violent repression of health workers by the junta is a crime against humanity and has created a massive healthcare crisis in the country.
The National Unity Government is looking to fund the pro-democracy movement and striking civil servants.
Local politicians and analysts tell The Irrawaddy that the new UN envoy must be allowed to visit the country and engage in dialogue with all stakeholders.
The country will not be represented at the meeting, as the junta has refused to send a ‘nonpolitical’ official in place of Min Aung Hlaing, who has been shunned by the bloc.
The four-nation alliance includes India and Japan, who maintain good relationships with both the Myanmar military and the NLD.
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.