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
The firefights began Tuesday afternoon and continued into the evening, forcing hundreds of villagers to flee their homes.
In a sea of violence, they stepped out of their homes and put their lives at risk for what they wanted: democracy and their right to a bright future.
The UK-based Myanmar Accountability Project targets regime leaders who have committed crimes against humanity, and is not limited by compromised international mechanisms.
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.
Multiple shootouts between troops and civilians reported Thursday and Friday in Sagaing Region’s Kani Township.
The NUG says guiding principles must be in line with democratic norms, human rights and key values of federalism while putting the armed forces under civilian oversight.
Troops raided Ko Aung Myint Hlaing’s ward in Pyay looking for suspects in a bombing; his family said he was being ordained as a monk at the time of the blast.
Armed plainclothes officers took away two central committee members and a youth member outside the party’s headquarters in Yangon.
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 Northern Alliance members said they inflicted heavy casualties on two Tatmadaw units during attacks in Kutkai Township in support of their Alliance partner the KIA.
Ah Wei was in her car waiting to be inoculated when hit by a stray bullet fired by soldiers; she is at least the fourth ethnic Chinese civilian killed by junta forces.
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.