NUG minister Dr. Sasa talks to The Irrawaddy about the current situation in Chin State and the NUG’s efforts to defeat the junta.
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Daw Zin Mar Aung, the NUG’s Foreign Minister, speaks about why the war on the regime is necessary because international intervention was sluggish and ineffective to topple them.
Political analyst Dr. Hla Kyaw Zaw discusses China’s policy towards Myanmar.
Ko Kaung Min Thant was reported to have died in a junta raid in which five people jumped from a Yangon building. He tells The Irrawaddy why he will fight on.
Epidemiologist Dr. Tin Tin Htar Myint believes coronavirus infections will start declining in September.
U Hla Shwe was jailed six times between 1959 and 2005; he died aged 84 on Thursday after his oxygen supply ran out. The Irrawaddy here republishes a 2012 profile of him.
A villager in Sagaing Region tells The Irrawaddy that the community is asking why it became a military target.
Despite the recent release of his five-year-old daughter, Ko Soe Htay's wife and another ailing daughter remain in the regime's detention.
Ko Nathan Maung, editor-in-chief of Kamayut Media, appears to have been freed because of his US citizenship. He tells The Irrawaddy about the junta’s torture he endured.
Karenni Nationalities Defense Force spokesman Khu Daniel tells The Irrawaddy that the experienced armed group will stand by the people.
Tonzang Township Health Department head Dr. Htan Shin Khaing says the new ‘Indian’ coronavirus strain is far more threatening than previous variants.
Democratic Karen Buddhist Army splinter group chief Brigadier General Saw Kyaw Thet says the military must leave power.
The two sailors said they could no longer stand people looking at them in disgust when they were in uniform and had joined the civil disobedience movement.
U Aung Myo Min tells The Irrawaddy that detailed records of violations will form the backbone of future prosecutions of junta criminals.
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