Analysis of the military’s deployments nationwide reveal that the army is severely overstretched and only able to defend cities, major roads and hilltop bases.
People’s Defense Forces and ethnic armed organizations ambushed regime forces across the country on Thursday.
Mon State MP U Kyaw Myo Min’s body was found with signs of torture in Bilin Township near the spot where two NLD members detained with him were found dead last week.
Fighting is breaking out in Mon State after Karen National Liberation Army and resistance ambushes.
Mon people attacked the New Mon State Party for speaking to the junta chief, saying that party leaders were only serving their own interests.
Dr. Aye Zan, who has been detained for over a year, was convicted by a special regime court on nine corruption charges; he still faces numerous additional cases.
Another five bodies were found Monday as the search-and-rescue mission on the Mon State coast continues; some 10 pilgrims are still missing.
A series of nationwide attacks by civilian resistance groups inflicted heavy casualties on regime forces.