The arrest of U Phyo Zeya Thaw and Ko Jimmy and the subsequent rounding up of 293 alleged resistance members appears to have hammered Yangon’s guerillas.
Three NLD members are accused of planning to attack a power station in the Myanmar capital Naypyitaw.
This week the regime’s media made much of its arrest of ex-MP U Phyo Zeya Thaw, but said little about its leader’s exclusion from international meetings.
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.
Former National League for Democracy MP and hip-hop star U Phyo Zeya Thaw is accused of masterminding a spate of recent deadly attacks against regime forces in Yangon.
Hip-hop icon and former NLD MP U Phyo Zeya Thaw is accused of masterminding attacks on regime targets in Yangon.