Entries by ND Burma

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 It was just a rumour that 5000 Kyats notes and 10000 Kyats notes would be withdrawn.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 […]

Myanmar Needs ‘People First’ Assistance

By AUNG MYO MIN 5 August 2021 The people of Myanmar face an unparalleled national three Cs (coup, COVID and climate change) crisis today as we confront a failed military coup, catastrophic third COVID-19 wave, and natural disasters engineered by changes in the climate.  As the third wave of COVID-19 spreads rampantly throughout Myanmar, it is possible […]

Myanmar human rights crisis needs solidarity-based approach

The people of Myanmar are facing a humanitarian catastrophe, with large-scale suffering caused by violence and displacement, an economic and food security crisis, and a public health emergency within which a deadly new wave of Covid-19 is wreaking havoc. Myanmar is in dire need of humanitarian aid. But this aid needs to be politically sensitive. […]

CSO STATEMENT: WHILE PEOPLE OF MYANMAR DEMAND SANCTIONS ON JUNTA RUN GAS ENTERPRISE, CHEVRON AND TOTAL BANKROLL ABUSES

2 August 2021 Today, six months and a day since the Myanmar military launched its coup d’etat, 462 civil society organizations (CSOs) made formal submissions to the E.U., U.K., U.S. and Australia demanding sanctions on the Myanma Oil and Gas Enterprise (MOGE). Sanctions should allow gas production to continue, but require revenues to be paid […]

Kani villagers find more bodies of civilians murdered by junta forces

A total of 40 corpses, most showing evidence of torture, have been discovered in the area over the past month A dozen bodies were discovered near a village in Sagaing Region’s Kani Township on Friday, offering further evidence of atrocity killings by regime forces operating in the area. The 12 bodies, including one of a […]