Junta forces have raided the birthplace of Dr. Tayzar San, who has been leading anti-regime protests in Mandalay, twice this week.
Civilian resistance fighters clashed with regime soldiers in two shootouts in Mingin Township.
The junta has already jailed Dr. Aung Moe Nyo for incitement, and he is also on trial for breaking COVID-19 rules. Now it says he abused his position and took a bribe.
The regime’s foreign minister, U Wunna Maung Lwin, will lead the defense in the case before the International Court of Justice in The Hague.
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.
The ethnic armed group attacked a regime checkpoint just outside the Kachin State capital Myitkyina in the latest in a series of attacks on junta forces in northern Myanmar.
Addressing an international conference in Moscow, coup maker Snr-Gen Min Aung Hlaing repeated his discredited claim that the NLD rigged last year’s election.
The 680 new infections reported Wednesday are the highest since the junta’s February coup as the country struggles with fresh coronavirus wave.
Civilian resistance fighters with homemade weapons appear to have defeated regime troops.
Snr-Gen Min Aung Hlaing may be a loyal customer of Russia’s arms manufacturers, but Moscow’s official reception of the junta chief has been decidedly low key.
The victims’ families deny claims the men were linked to Mandalay’s resistance movement.
Lieutenant Colonel Aung Myo Kyaw was the highest-ranking junta officer killed since the February coup.
Norway’s pension fund KLP said it was divesting from India’s largest port operator Adani over its Yangon terminal venture with a Myanmar military-owned company.
Sittwe residents concerned by what appears to be the first local transmission of coronavirus in the Rakhine State capital.