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Union Minister Prof. Zaw Wai Soe said that he had asked for weapons assistance during his visit to Europe

In an interview in June, Union Minister Prof. Zaw Wai Soe said, “We told them that our need for the revolution is weapons. We explained to them that we require those weapons not to kill people, we are wanting people to die, and we are not wanting to cause trouble. If we were given weapons, there would be fewer casualties and the other side would be controlled.”

European Union in Myanmar released a statement on 1 June 2022 that European External Action Service (EEAS) Deputy Managing Director Paola Pampaloni had a meeting with Prof. Zaw Wai Soe, Union Minister for Health and Eduction of NUG Myanmar.

Union Minister Prof. Zaw Wai Soe also had a meeting with the Rt Hon Amanda Milling, UK Minister for Asia and the Middle East at the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development, Member of Parliament on 25 May 2022 at the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office in Landon, UK.

Union Minister Dr. Tu Hkawng remarked that environmental awareness programs are essential for the earth

At the “World Environmental Day” Ceremony organized jointly by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation and Kaung For You Federal Private School on 5 June 2022, the Union Minister Dr. Tu Khawng remarked, “Environmental awareness programs are essential for the earth today, especially in the education sector. It is important to raise environmental awareness starting from young children when they start talking.”

After the military coup, the environmental conservation efforts were weak in each region, and there were many illegal loggers.

Minister for Communications, Information and Technology remarked that he is proud and grateful for the sacrifice and perseverance of the civil servants participating in CDM

On 5 June 2022, the first anniversary of the establishment of the Ministry of Communications, Information and Technology of the National Unity Government, the Union Minister U Htin Linn Aung made the remarks in his speech,

“The sacrifice and perseverance of the civil servants participating in CDM, who led the front lines in the Spring Revolution, cannot be ignored and effaced, and I am very proud and grateful for these actions.”

In addition, Union Minister U Htin Linn Aung remarked,

“I would like to express my heartfelt gratitude to experts who have been enthusiastically assisting in various fields such as communications, technology, and media since the establishment of the ministry.”

Union Minister also said that this is the era of technology and the role of Generation-Z technicians in the revolution is essential, and we appreciate and are grateful for the support of young generations, along with their innovative thinking and wisdom.

The Union Minister pointed out that it is not easy to win a revolution without technology, and similarly, it is difficult to succeed the warfare without communication. Therefore, it is important that the information related to the revolution can flow quickly and accurately in the social life of the people.

The Union Minister added that the Ministry of Communications, Information and Technology is honored to be able to use the strength, financial aid, knowledge, and time given by the people to achieve the mentioned responsibilities.

Madara Federal school will operate with a free education system in line with the policies of the Ministry of Education of the National Unity Government and will accept applications until 11 June

According to the announcement on 5 June, Madara Federal school stated accepting applications for primary batch-2, middle, and high school students.

It is also known that there is no tuition fee because the school operates with a free education system in line with the policies of the Ministry of Education of the National Unity Government.

For admissions, students who do not attend the military-run school and who attended the military-run schools last year due to unavoidable reasons, but do not attend this year, can apply within one week from 5 to 11 June.

Nearly 20,000 refugees in Tanintharyi Division need urgent assistance

As a result of the ongoing warfare conflicts in the Tanintharyi Division, nearly 20,000 locals have been displaced and food and medicine are in shortage during the rainy season.

According to Southern Monitor, due to restrictions on transportation and the flow of goods by the military councils, not only the villages where the conflict is taking place but also the surrounding villages are experiencing high commodity prices, fuel shortages, and difficulties in accessing health care.

It is reported that local aid groups are providing as much assistance as possible, and there is no sufficient support from international organizations.

Out of more than 10,000 people arrested by the military council under various penal codes, more than 1,000 people have been sentenced to prison

According to the Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (AAPP), a total of 10,903 people were detained from 1 February 2021 to 3 June 2022, and 1,100 of them were imprisoned.

Of those convicted, 73 were sentenced to death, including two children under the age of 18.

Including 41 people who were sentenced to death in absentia, a total of 120 people were convicted in absentia. There are a total of 114 people who have been sentenced to death.

#Credit : Radio NUG

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