Ko Zin Ko Tun was among a group of six young people arrested when hundreds of troops descended on Talokmyo following an exchange of gunfire between soldiers and locals.
From Daw Aung San Suu Kyi to elected lawmakers to civil servants to anti-regime protesters, nearly 4,000 are still being detained and arrest warrants have been issued for another 1
“Political problem needs to be solved through the political means, which is negotiation,” Karen National Union chairman said Monday.
About 23 villagers, including 14 members of the civilian resistance force, were arrested Monday in Kani Township.
Regime accuses the political and armed resistance organizations of incitement; those guilty of affiliation with them face 10 years to life in prison.
The striking professors and administrators from 15 universities are included on lists of ‘absent’ educators sent to the junta by rectors.
The new projects appear to include a Chinese-backed LNG power facility in the Irrawaddy Delta.
The representatives of the regional bloc plan to meet coup leader Snr-Gen Min Aung Hlaing and other senior officials of the regime after Ramadan ends next week.
The junta has made a priority of reversing the ousted NLD government’s reforms of the General Administration Department, which is central to local governance in Myanmar.
The killing of three guards at a facility supporting the China-backed oil-and-gas pipelines comes amid growing anger in Myanmar over Beijing’s support for the junta.
Karen National Liberation Army says its attacks are to show support for the National Unity Government.
Coordinated international action targeting the junta’s key foreign currency earners, such as the oil and gas sector, are needed, financial experts say.
The Irrawaddy has broken down some important figures to illustrate the impacts of more than 90 days of military rule in Myanmar.
The junta has wreaked economic, political and social chaos, but it can point to one achievement: the people are wholly united in their refusal to be governed by it.
The armed group said it attacked the main police station in Mansi Township, Kachin State because police are working with soldiers to commit violence against civilians.