Chiang Mai University has inked an MoA with Spring University Myanmar, which was set up last year for students who don’t want to study under the junta’s education system.
The regime claims the groups are being formed at the request of local people for their own protection, but many listed as members had no knowledge of their inclusion.
Through brutality and ineptitude, the junta leader has turned the Tatmadaw into a personal army that is reviled by the people.
The same military that killed student activist Ma Win Maw Oo in 1988 hanged her contemporary, Ko Jimmy, in July. Today’s anti-junta resistance has inherited their spirit.
The Russian-made Mi-35 helicopter attacked women transplanting paddy in Tabayin, Sagaing Region for no reason; thousands of villagers fled their homes after the attack.
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 charred remains of the three, including an ex-commander of CDF-Zotung, were found in Matupi. They had gone to check on a group of villagers detained by junta forces.
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.