Many fear the junta is using the detained State Counselor as a bargaining chip by keeping her whereabouts a secret.
Over 100 journalists have been detained since the coup and Myanmar is now the world’s second-biggest jailer of reporters.
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.
Civilian resistance fighters are stepping up their attacks on the military regime and its assets following the National Unity Government’s declaration of war.
The junta is expanding its military presence in Kachin State, including close to the headquarters of the Kachin Independence Army in Laiza.
Soldiers chased down the boy and a young man and shot them dead, and burned a third victim alive inside a house, Sanpya Village residents said.
Residents in several townships said regime personnel conducted violent night raids, beating detainees for information and looting homes.
Civilian fighters ambush junta troops in Chin State, Sagaing and Magwe regions as armed resistance to the junta intensifies.
Junta troops and fighters from the Kachin Independence Army are clashing over control of a strategic road in northern Myanmar.
The National Unity Government issued the warning amid reports that the regime plans to sell the site of Myanmar’s diplomatic mission in Japan.
The parent firm of telecom operator Telenor Myanmar says the junta’s demand that it be able to intercept clients’ communications would violate sanctions and int’l law.
An internet blackout is in place in several townships in Sagaing and Mandalay regions, with local resistance groups expecting fresh attacks from regime forces.
The bodies of the five victims showed signs of torture and were found following clashes between junta soldiers and civilian resistance fighters in Gangaw.
Local resistance groups deny responsibility for the four billion kyats robbery, saying junta claims are disinformation designed to smear the Bago People’s Defense Force.
The detained State Counselor said she was feeling better Tuesday, though still dizzy; she missed Monday’s hearing as she was feeling unwell.