Meitei armed groups based along the Myanmar-India Border are fighting in Sagaing Region alongside junta troops against civilian resistance forces.
Civilian resistance fighters and regime forces clashed over the weekend in Chin and Kayah states and Sagaing Region.
Despite having won three elections, the country’s most popular party continues to suffer the persecution it has experienced since its earliest days at the hands of the military.
Junta soldiers clashed with People’s Defense Force and KIA fighters in Sagaing Region, and with the KNDF and KA in Kayah State.
Beijing has long played a complex diplomatic game in its southern neighbor, hedging its bets by courting all stakeholders; the UN representation issue is no different.
Beijing will continue to back the junta to protect its access to the Indian Ocean, but it has learned not to put all its eggs in one basket in its southern neighbor.
Many fear the junta is using the detained State Counselor as a bargaining chip by keeping her whereabouts a secret.
People’s Defense Force teams claim to have killed at least 26 regime personnel in a series of attacks in four states and regions since Thursday as fighting intensifies.
The soon-to-be departing Christine Schraner Burgener has admitted for the first time that the junta has no interest in talking or a peaceful solution to Myanmar’s crisis.
Tasked with fighting a full-fledged war in the heartland, it remains to be seen whether the military will splinter or double down on its atrocities.
Co-leader of Wun Thar Nu Democratic Party claims that her party was included in a joint declaration issued by the USDP without any consultation or agreement.
Those of us who live in hiding do so in order to survive; not for ourselves, but so we can continue doing our part to rid the country of dictatorship once and for all.
Soon after independence, half of Myanmar was occupied by rebel forces and ethnic armed organizations fighting the then government.
Tokyo appears to be distancing itself from ex-politician Hideo Watanabe, whose reported friendship with Min Aung Hlaing has done little to rein in his regime’s abuses.
A series of attacks on regime forces followed the shadow, civilian National Unity Government’s call for civilians to fight to end military rule.