In an unprecedented joint statement issued after four activists were hanged, the civilian govt, NLD and ethnic armed groups said they would unite to defeat the junta.
The international community’s emphasis on mediation and negotiations with the Myanmar junta is misplaced.
The National Unity Govt is taking note of which of Myanmar’s neighbors support the people, and their stances will shape relations after the revolution succeeds, she says.
The resistance has popular and international support, and the military is crumbling from within, US scholar Dr. Miemie Winn Byrd tells The Irrawaddy in an interview.
The Irrawaddy looks at the individuals, groups and forces that shaped the course of events in one of the most tumultuous years in Myanmar’s modern history.
The National Unity Government said the revenue generated will be used to support its revolutionary movement against the military regime.