Also this week, Min Aung Hlaing changed his tune on his recent Russia visit, and the regime parroted Beijing’s line on a controversial US visit to Taiwan.
Hunger strikes have begun in Obo Prison, Mandalay, to honor the four executed pro-democracy activists.
The National Unity Government says it will sell off illegally acquired property if it takes power.
The Russian foreign minister’s visit to the capital of military-ruled Myanmar presented the spectacle of two regimes condemned as rights abusers embracing one another.
The dictator has revived ancient beliefs in the auspicious properties of white elephants and rubies; to Myanmar people, it is just another sign that he is unfit to rule.
Toru Kubota was detained while allegedly covering an anti-regime protest in Yangon.
The Kachin Independence Army and its allies have been trying to seize control of a key road in Kachin State.
Around 60 young children trapped in the raid were freed after being held by regime soldiers.
The Cobra Column says large numbers of regime troops were routed on the strategically important Myawaddy-Waw Lay road.
The National Unity Government says the soldiers were killed in 5,337 clashes across the country from June 1, 2021, to June 30 this year.
With Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov meeting junta officials in Naypyitaw, The Irrawaddy revisits this commentary on the alliance between Moscow and the Myanmar junta.
It is feared more political prisoners will be executed by the regime.
Children at a civilian government school in Sagaing Region could not escape when regime helicopters arrived.
As the regime plans to execute more political prisoners, Ma Nilar Thein says she does not want others to suffer her husband’s fate.
Resistance groups in Mandalay say they are struggling to operate as regime forces close in.