Though most had never heard of ethnic Kachin Duwa Lashi La, who heads the National Unity Govt, before the coup, Myanmar people have embraced him as their leader.
The military capability of resistance forces has significantly improved over the last year says NUG acting president.
In his state of the union address, Duwa Lashi La requested technical support, arms and finance for those risking their lives fighting the fascist regime.
Celebrations take place nationwide and around the world as Myanmar people honor their detained leader.
Acting President of the National Unity Government Duwa Lashi La speaks to The Irrawaddy about what the people’s government has achieved since it was formed.
The National Unity Government’s acting president Duwa Lashi La says the international community could enable more junta personnel to defect.
Campaigners say the sale of the telecoms network will hand the regime more than 18 million users’ data to the regime.
The Myanmar people have shown that they are committed to the NUG’s Federal Democratic Charter and the end of military dictatorship.
On the country’s Independence Day, NUG Acting President Duwa Lashi La said that despite the end of colonial rule, the people continue to suffer under the military regime.
More than 760 junta soldiers and police reportedly plan to join the Civil Disobedience Movement since the civilian National Unity Government declared war on the regime.