Conflict is increasingly spreading across the country, says the armed group’s spokesman.
Following its predecessors' footsteps, the current regime is already publishing books claiming the coup was essential to defend Myanmar.
Civilian resistance fighters with homemade weapons appear to have defeated regime troops.
Lieutenant Colonel Aung Myo Kyaw was the highest-ranking junta officer killed since the February coup.
A total of 595 new coronavirus cases were detected in 24 hours as new strains move across the country.
The Karen National Liberation Army says regime forces invaded its territory without giving notice.
Three health volunteers in an ambulance and a family of four were among those killed.
The junta has condemned “interference in internal affairs” after the United Nations resolution called for an end to violence against civilians.
U Aye Chan Naing, the chief editor of the Democratic Voice of Burma, has defied the junta since his media group was banned on March 8.
Myanmar has reported 546 new COVID-19 cases and seven deaths, the highest numbers within 24 hours since the February coup.
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi is 76 today as she spends a 15th birthday in captivity.
Two villagers, including the son of an NLD member, were reportedly gunned down by the security forces in Mandalay Region.
The regime's attempt to disband the NLD means there is no way for it to compete with the most popular party in the next election, U Aung Kyi Nyunt said.
Academic Mon Mon Myat argues that Myanmar should look beyond a military dictator and State Counselor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi.
Villagers in Kayak State’s Demoso Township returned to find their homes and shops allegedly ransacked by regime soldiers.