Spring Revolution Local News – May 4 (Morning)

Summary of News

  1. Acting President Duwa Lashi La says militant regime faces “major defeat” in news media battle
  2. The acting president told a cabinet meeting that even, 100 years of talks with the dictatorial military council would not succeed
  3. The Union Prime Minister instructed the government to resolve the misunderstandings between the revolutionary forces
  4. UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Myanmar Dr. Noeleen Heyzer receives Chairman of the Committee Representative Pyidaungsu Hluttaw U Aung Kyi Nyunt
  5. “People’s Police Law” approved by the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw
  6. Nearly 30 billion kyats proposed in referendum to buy house of terrorist leader Min Aung Hlaing
  7. Dr. Cynthia Maung, Founder of Mae Taw Clinic, Receives Gwangju Human Rights Award from South Korea

Acting President Duwa Lashi La says militant regime faces “major defeat” in news media battle

The militant regime is facing a “major defeat” in the news media war, said Acting President Duwa Lashi La on May 3.
“Rude and the violent reaction of the junta to the media is evident in the fact that it is facing a major defeat in the news media battle,” he said.
At present, some of the journalists have been released among 166 arrested, but more than 50 are still being held in prisons. A Sai K (@) Sai Win Aung and Pu Tuidim were killed during the battlefield and during interrogation.
“The National Unity Government will strive for justice for the crimes committed by the Terrorist Military Council against the news media, journalists, civil society and sources, and for those who exercise their freedom of the press in accordance with the Media Code of Conduct to take action to prevent this from happening by learnt from the lessons of history” Acting President Duwa Lashi La said.

The acting president told a cabinet meeting that even, 100 years of talks with the dictatorial military council would not succeed

At a meeting of the 52nd cabinet meeting of the National Unity Government on May 3, Acting President Duwa Lashi La said if talks with the dictatorial military council would not succeed even, for 100 years.

“It is important that the junta, which is strongly opposed by the people, does not participate in the electoral process at all, and that even, 100 years of talks with the dictatorship will not succeed,” he said. Promises will never be kept. Remembering the experience of more than 70 years, I would like to remind you to be especially careful to avoid short-term negotiating commitments. Our government is working with the forces to implement long-term commitments for the future of the country. “The dictatorship must be removed as it was a major obstacle to the implementation of our promises,” he said.

For now, dictatorial military council has said it will meet with the ethnic armed groups in person, but powerful ethnic groups have said they will not attend.

The Union Prime Minister instructed the government to resolve the misunderstandings between the revolutionary forces

Union Prime Minister Man Win Khaing Than said at the 52nd Cabinet meeting of the National Unity Government on May 3 that the government should resolve the misunderstandings between the revolutionary forces.

“The government urges the relevant ministries to resolve the misunderstandings between the revolutionary forces quickly and effectively,” he said. It is well notice that minister, deputy ministers are busy and have very little time. Admittedly the human resources to provide additional support are also limited. “But I urge you to keep trying despite the difficulties.”

At present, the defense forces in ethnic areas are in dire need of weapons and supplies.
“Every day is important in the revolution at all time, so we need to respond in a timely manner. We can only reach our goal faster if we take immediate action for what needs to be done” he said.

UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Myanmar Dr. Noeleen Heyzer receives Chairman of the Committee Representative Pyidaungsu Hluttaw U Aung Kyi Nyunt

Aung Kyi Nyunt, Chairman of the Committee Representative Pyidaungsu Hluttaw , received the UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Myanmar, Dr. Noeleen Heyzer was received on May 3 at 8:00 am Myanmar Standard Time via video conference.
The meeting focused on the situation in Myanmar and the provision of humanitarian assistance, including health care for IDPs. Finding an inclusive solution to a return to civilian rule; Ongoing conflicts; An end to violence and the release of political prisoners; They discussed issues that should be addressed by the regional and international community.

Prior to the discussion, the activities of the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw were explained and the Special Representative explained its duties and activities.

The meeting was attended by the Chairman, the Secretariat and members of the Committee Representative Pyidaungsu Hluttaw, Daw Phyu Phyu Thin and Maing La Min Tun; Chairman of the Legal Committee; Dr Khin Soe Soe Kyi, Chairman of the Public Affairs Committee; Chairman of the Federal Affairs Committee U La Mar Naw Aung and Chairman of the International Relations Committee Daw Myat Thidar Tun attended.

“People’s Police Law” approved by the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw

The “People’s Police Law” was approved by the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw, according to a statement from the Committee Representative Pyidaungsu Hluttaw in May.
On May 2, the National Unity Government; The Pyidaungsu Hluttaw has approved the “People’s Police Law” sent by the Ministry of Home Affairs and Immigration for the following purposes:

“The purpose of enacting the People’s Police Law” is to take effective action against a group of military dictators who seized power by force. During the coup d’├ętat, the military council and its subordinates committed genocide against the people; Extrajudicial killings; Rape; Arson; To identify and prosecute robberies and violations of any existing law. During the coup d’├ętat, the military council and its subordinates occupied state-owned land. It is necessary to identify and take legal action against those who abuse their power and authority for the benefit of the above and underground natural resources.

Home Affairs and Immigration Minister Lwin Ko Latt also said that once the police law is enacted, the CDM police and the police force will be formed and law enforcement activities will be carried out in the affected areas as soon as possible.

Dr. Cynthia Maung, Founder of Mae Taw Clinic, Receives Gwangju Human Rights Award from South Korea

Dr. Cynthia Maung, founder of Mae Taw Clinic, received the Gwangju Human Rights Award from South Korea. On May 3, according to an official statement on Mae Taw Clinic’s social network.

“We are proud to announce the launch of the 2022 Gwangju Prize for Human Rights (GWJU) from South Korea to Dr. Cynthia Maung, founder of Mae Taw Clinic, which provides health, education, protection of women and children to Myanmar refugees and migrants on the Thai-Myanmar border.”

The award was presented by the “May 18 Memorial Foundation”, an organization dedicated to the pro-democracy uprising in Guangzhou, which promotes democracy, human rights, peace and unity around the world.

A statement from the selection panel said: “Dr. Cynthia Maung’s humanitarian work for displaced persons has saved the lives of the people and is a source of hope for the future of Myanmar.
Dr. Cynthia Maung said: “This award is not only for her tireless work, but also for the support and assistance of the Mae Taw Clinic staff and partners for the people of Myanmar who are facing poverty and innumerable crises.”

#Credit : Radio NUG

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