Perhpas as many as 80 dead in day-long attack in Bago on Friday; people saw bodies thrown into a dump truck.
The Kachin Independence Army says it will continue to attack reinforcements as long as the regime’s security forces kill peaceful protesters.
Myanmar’s military regime is following a familiar playbook after seizing power and overturning democracy.
Troops have been deployed in large numbers against anti-regime protests in Kale and Taze in Sagaing Region.
While the CRPH demanded Beijing’s support, an embassy official expressed concern for the safety of Chinese citizens, investments in Myanmar during a phone call last week.
If the strong words of Singapore, Indonesia and Malaysia are not followed up with action, the bloc will lose its last chance to be taken seriously.
The priority for the international community must be to find a solution to the crisis that benefits the people of Myanmar, former envoy Scot Marciel tells The Irrawaddy.
The security forces in Mandalay opened fire on medics preparing to march against the junta.
At least five people were killed when junta forces used grenades during an assault on a roadblock in Kale, Sagaing Region, and more killings were reported in Shan State.
More fatalities expected after regime troops use grenades and other explosives on protesters manning a roadblock to keep police and soldiers out of the town.
Frustrated by continuing protests, security forces lash out at leaders of the civil disobedience movement.
The KNU’s Brigade 5 spokesman Padoh Mahn Mahn says a framework is in place to establish a federal union and army, including the ethnic armed groups.
Three religious compounds were thoroughly searched for evidence of anti-regime activities.
Myanmar’s junta abducted the two-year-old daughter and five other relatives of Ko Ja Lay in Bago Region to force him to turn himself in.
Scores of artists, celebrities and other prominent figures with social media followings have been targeted under incitement laws for opposing the military regime.