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Acting President Duwa Lashi La remarked that a lot of money has spent on installing weapons

In an interview, the Acting President of the National Unity Government Duwa Lashi La remarked, “We are trying to figure out our way to install weapons, and we have to spend a lot on installing weapons.”

The Ministry of Planning, Finance, and Investment of the National Unity Government announced a statement that, to this day, the ministry had raised 42 million USD since the beginning of the revolution.

In addition, Defense Minister U Ye Mon said that 85 percent of the budget allocated to the ministry have spent on installing weapons.

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Prime Minister said that he expressed his deep regret over the increased war crimes by the terrorist military regime

Prime Minister said that he expressed his deep regret over suffering of people due to the increased war crimes by the terrorist military regime in many areas including the special regions.

At the No. (14/2022) meeting of the Central Committee for Interim Local Public Administration on 2 June, Prime Minister remarked, “The relevant ministries need to try their best to speed up the humanitarian assistance, and concerning the implementation of people’s administration in Special region, it is necessary the Ministry of Home Affairs, and Immigration to collaborate with the Ministry of Defense to harmonize the procedures of defense, security and administration.”

Union Minister Dr. Zaw Wai Soe had a meeting with European Parliament officials

On 1 June 2022, the Union Minister of Health and Education of the National Unity Government Dr. Zaw Wai Soe had a meeting with the Vice-President of the European Parliament, the member of European Parliament, and the Director of European Parliament – Parliament Relations with ASEAN and South East Asia in Brussels, Belgium.

During the meeting, the Union Minister Dr. Zaw Wai Soe discussed the updated situation in Myanmar.

Ambassador Kyaw Moe Tun stated at the UN Security Council that the military is using a law as a weapon to instill fear by issuing unappealable, unjustifiable arbitrary arrests and death penalties

At the UN Security Council Open Debate on “Strengthening Accountability and justice for Serious Violations of International Laws”, held on 2 June 2022, Ambassador Kyaw Moe Tun stated, “The illegal military regime has brutally murdered over 1,880 civilians and committed massacre after massacre. The military’s indiscriminate attacks and collective punishment against civilians have displaced more than 600,000 civilians, making the total number of IDPs over a million now. Widespread arbitrary arrests, violent raids into private homes, illegal confiscation of properties, torture in custody and alarming numbers of death sentences by bogus military tribunals continue unabated. It is clear that the military has weaponized the law as a tool to instill fear by issuing unappealable, unjustifiable arbitrary arrests and death penalties.”

“World Environment Day 2022” will be celebrated

As a celebration of “World Environment Day 2022”, which will fall on 5 June 2022, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation of the National Unity Government will hold a webinar with the theme of “Only One Earth – Living Sustainably in Harmony with Nature, Getting out of Dictatorship” in collaboration with KNU-Karen National Union Central Forest Department at 7:00 pm on 5 June 2022 (Sunday).

At the webinar, Union Minister for Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation Dr.Tu Hkawng and Head of KNU-Karen National Union Central Forest Department P’doh Mahn Ba Tun will give opening remarks, and Mya Hnin Yee Lwin, an actor who has been participating actively in the revolution, will perform as the moderator.

The webinar will be broadcast on the Facebook pages of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation – NUG, Kawthoolei Forestry Department, Public Voice Television, Radio NUG, and D-Day Channel, etc.,

Min Ko Naing said that the hands that the military regime expected to rely on are avoiding now

On 2 June, 88 Generation Student Leader Min Ko Naing wrote on his social media, “Not to mention the diplomatic crisis of the military regime, dissatisfactions within the military, the loss of a battalion base like Tae’ Baw Boe, where they have been stationed for thirty years, and facing numerous operations in eight directions, it is time for the revolution and people to move on by all means with the spirit of victory, and the hands that the military regime expected to rely on are avoiding now.”

Refugees are arriving at refugee camps in Kyauktaw due to the clashes between the Arakan Army (AA) and the military regime in Paletwa

Tin Ma Sayadaw U Wayaminda said that refugees from Plaletwa are arriving at refugee camps in Kyauktaw due to the clashes between the Arakan Army (AA) and the military regime in Paletwa, Chin State, near the border of Rakhine State.

U Tin Hlaing, a person in charge of Kyauktaw Township Refugee Camp, said that villagers from Tin Ma village, where more than a thousand houses, nearly the whole village, were burnt down in the clashes in March 2020, are fleeing to refugee camps near Kyauktaw. He added that though we receive some aid from the government, donors, and WFP at that time, there are almost no donors at the moment.

According to figures released by Rakhine Ethnic Congress (REC) in 2021, there were more than 70,000 IDPs in Rakhine State refugee camps and more than 50,000 are taking refugees with close relatives, a total of more than 120,000 people are taking refugees. 

Housewives in Shwe Pyi Thar Township in Yangon said that there is the worst living condition because of the skyrocketing prices of commodity and difficulty in finding a job

A housewife in Shwe Pyi Thar Township said that double pricing of rice and cooking oil, difficulty in finding a job, and anxiety due to lack of security guarantees have led to physical and mental damage to the people.

Another housewife in Shwe Pyi Thar Township said that most of the people in Shwe Pyi Thar Township, Yangon had been struggling with everyday expenses in the past, and she wanted to get out of this bad situation at the earliest because it is getting harder and harder day by day.

People in Yangon are suffering the worst mental insecurity due to explosions, robberies and threats that are happening in Yangon. The military regime has been threatening the people to maintain their power without trying to solve their

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