Also this week, the regime boss persisted with his electric car delusions, and—as his forces laid waste to farming communities—vowed to boost global food security.
The NUG said it had received a complaint that the Yaw Defense Force shot dead members of a family in Magwe, including a girl, 13, wrongly believing them to be informants.
Unconfirmed reports have emerged that the four detainees, members of the Burmese Ranger Army-Local Defense Force, later died during interrogation.
There has been no contact with the group, including a child, since soldiers raided their villages in Sagaing on Tuesday; locals fear they will be used as human shields.
Can the Chin National Army successfully capitalize on Indian frustration at the cozy ties between the Tatmadaw and anti-New Delhi insurgents?
The People’s Defense Force in Sagaing Region’s Tamu lost two of its fighters in the raid in the township on the Indian border.
Former NLD lawmaker U Phyo Zeya Thaw was a rapper, activist, political prisoner and MP before his recent arrest by the junta, which has branded him a key enemy.