The four-nation alliance includes India and Japan, who maintain good relationships with both the Myanmar military and the NLD.
Ko Jimmy of the '88 Generation Students has been hunted since February for his anti-regime activism.
Daw Moe Thuzar tells The Irrawaddy that the military regime faces being blamed constantly for its actions by regional bloc.
Heavy regime casualties were reported in Kayah State and Bago and Mandalay regions.
The crisis in the country has been the main item on the agenda during a tour of the region by a State Department delegation led by Derek Chollet.
ASEAN’s refusal to be manipulated by the military regime leaves the junta isolated and threatens its internal cohesion.
Despite its mass amnesty, the junta has so far detained more than 100 people shortly after their release.
The UK’s minister of state for Asia said no representatives of the military regime are welcome to attend.
A People’s Defense Force in Magwe Region says it will destroy privately owned telecoms masts if mobile services are not fully restored.
The order from junta No. 2 Vice Snr-Gen Soe Win comes as military casualties in resistance hotspots mount; villagers who contact PDF groups are to be ‘severely punished’.
Over 50 ancient temples in Bagan have suffered damage this year from heavy rain.
Ko Lin Paing Soe died shortly after being seized on Sept. 30 but his death has only just been revealed.
NLD information secretary Monywa Aung Shin was held for eight months without charge; a DVB reporter said he was tortured and forced to do labor in prison.
Dr. Tun Min Latt is reportedly involved in casinos, state power projects, the arms trade and payments after more than 700,000 Rohingya were forced from Rakhine State.
Nearly a dozen detainees who were released from a prison in Mandalay’s Meiktila on Monday were taken away by police on the same day and now face terrorism charges.