Entries by ND Burma

Entire Chin village flees as soldiers ransack houses, kill livestock and pets

Junta troops also destroyed furniture and religious books at the local church in Taal  The entire population of a village in Chin State has fled after junta soldiers ransacked homes, killed animals, and destroyed valuables during two separate raids in July and August, locals told Myanmar Now. About 90 soldiers entered Taal, which is about 12 miles […]

MYANMAR CSOS CALL FOR THE FULL RESTORATION OF ROHINGYA’S RIGHTS AND AN END TO IMPUNITY OF THE MYANMAR MILITARY

[25 August, 2021] 43 Myanmar civil society organizations (CSOs) have publicly pledged to seek justice for the Rohingya and to heal the wounds of long-running ethnic and religious persecution in Myanmar. The statement is being issued in remembrance of the Rohingya genocide and crimes against humanity that took place four years ago on 25 August, 2017. […]

Military arrests two more local journalists

Sithu Aung Myint (left) and his colleague Htet Htet Khine were arrested on 15 August, 2021. Photos: RSF/Twitter Myanmar’s military government has arrested two more local journalists, army-owned television reported on Saturday, Reuters reported. Sithu Aung Myint, a columnist for Frontier Myanmar and commentator with Voice of America radio, and Htet Htet Khine, a freelance […]

Massacres in Kani Township, Yinmabin District, Sagaing Region

In over (70) years of civil war in Burma, ethnic nationalities have suffered torture, extrajudicial killings, massacres, rape, villages burned to the ground, and residents forced to flee their homes in indiscriminate junta military so-called ‘Military Clearance Policy’. Human rights and civil society organizations across Burma have repeatedly called for action to end this military’s […]

More Than 40 Junta Troops Killed Across Myanmar

More than 40 junta soldiers were reportedly killed and many others wounded by civilian resistance fighters in Sagaing Region and Chin and Shan states during the weekend. On Sunday morning, about 150 junta soldiers on the Mindat-Matupi highway used explosives on a Mindat Chinland Defense Force (CDF) camp about 25km west of the Chin State […]

Spring Revolution Daily News for 16th August 2021

U Win Thaw, the vice-chair of Central Bank, said that they would not make any other banks go bankrupt or close them. It was just a rumour that 5000 Kyats notes and 10000 Kyats notes would be withdrawn. He also said that the online banking system and cash withdrawal from ATMs would go normally during […]

Karennis hit by war and pandemic in urgent need of aid, says rebel group

The man and his son were both inside their home when soldiers opened fire nearby  A man was seriously injured after he and his 4-year-year son were shot by regime troops in a village in Chin State’s Kanpetlet Township on Sunday. The incident occurred at around 11am, when soldiers patrolling Kant Thar Yon, a village […]