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The NUG Ministry of Justice announces that the terrorist junta and all its subordinates intentionally committed war crimes

The Ministry of Justice of the National Unity Government issued a statement dated October 24 regarding the war crimes committed by the terrorist junta in A Nang Pa in the Kachin Independence Army (KIA) 9th Brigade Area.

The statement states, on October 23, 2022, at around 8:30 p.m., the terrorist military fighter jets bombed and attacked civilians at the music concert held in A Nang Pa, Kachin Independence Army (KIA) 9th Brigade area in Kachin State, to celebrate the anniversary of the 62nd Kachin Independent Organization (KIO) Day, reportedly killing some Kachin artists and many civilians.

In addition, it is stated that the ministry is deeply saddened to learn that at least 100 injured civilians are in a life-threatening situation as the terrorist military is blocking the road near Ginsi Village, preventing them from receiving medical treatment.

The action of the terrorist military is said to be a flagrant violation of the provision of Common Article 3, Protocol II of the Geneva Convention, which states that “Persons taking no active part in the hostilities shall be protected from attack,” and it is clear that the terrorist military has committed a war crime.

The Ministry of Justice of the National Unity Government has strongly condemned the act of committing this war crime and said that the terrorist military council and all its subordinates who blatantly committed the above terrorist act committed an unforgivable war crime on purpose and must be punished accordingly.

The Deputy Minister of Human Rights says that the NUG government is working amid difficulties to promote the issues of Myanmar internationally

Khun Baham Htan, Deputy Minister of Human Rights of the National Unity Government, said in a panel discussion on “Human Rights being violated in Karenni State” held on the evening of October 24.

“The current period is the time NUG is trying to gain international recognition. There are many difficulties in trying to engage with the international community. The international community regards the affairs of Myanmar as its internal affairs. But they consider the affairs of Ukraine to be international affairs.” — Deputy Minister Khun Baham Htan said.

In addition, the Deputy Minister said that, in the media sector, the expression of the issues of Myanmar is weak, and the NUG government is working amid difficulties to penetrate the issues of Myanmar to the international community.

At present, the National Unity Government has been able to open representative offices in the countries such as Australia, Canada, France, and Korea.

Ambassador U Kyaw Moe Tun stated at the United Nations that the bombing attack using military jet fighters is a brutal attack on the Kachin ethnic group and is a war crime

U Kyaw Moe Tun, Permanent Representative of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar to the United Nations, stated at the Thematic Discussion on Other Disarmament Measures and International Security at the First Committee of the 77th Session of the UN General Assembly, held on October 24, 2022.

“On the evening of October 23, 2022, terrorist military fighter jets bombed and attacked civilians at the music concert held in A Nang Pa, Brigade 9 of the Kachin Independent Army (KIA) in Kachin State, Myanmar, to celebrate the anniversary of the 62nd Kachin Independent Organization (KIO) Day. It reportedly resulted in the deaths of many people, including artists, women, and children and injured many more. It clearly constitutes a crime against humanity and a war crime.” —Ambassador U Kyaw Moe Tun addressed.

The ambassador also stated that the terrorist military has carried out over 240 airstrikes against civilian populations across the country, including ethnic areas, and committed a number of massacres in the last 20 months. 

The terrorist junta troops stormed the villages in Myaing Township, Magway Division, this morning

According to local news sources, the military junta troops were invading the villages in Myaing Township on the morning of October 25.

On October 25, the Wolf Underground Force-Myaing, a local people’s defense force in Myaing Township, reported, “The military column that stormed Zee Taw Village and Min Kan Village in the southern part of Myaing Township, has arrived at Myay Yint Village this morning around 9:00 a.m.”

The Wolf Underground Force-Myaing also updated that the military column is firing guns and invading So Taw Village in the southern part of Myaing Township.

The terrorist junta troops are setting fire to villages in Kanbalu Township and Monywa Township

According to local news sources, terrorist military troops are setting fire to villages in Kanbalu Township, Sagaing Division.

On October 25, the Kotaungbo Revolution (KTB-R) team confirmed that the junta troops set fire to Ah Lel Khon Village.

It said, “The military column contained around 50 soldiers, who burned down Zaw Chaung Village, spent the night in Ah Lel Khon Village, and burned down the village on their way out.”

In addition, there are reports that the junta troops pretending to be PDF forces in plain clothes and are invading villages in Monywa Township, Sagaing Division.

On October 25, in Monywa Township, locals reported that the junta column that came out of Nyaung Pin Thar Village, Linn Poe Village, and Linn Pin Wa Village entered Suu Lay Knoe Village, Min Kone Village, and Myin Thar Village, and arrived at Nagar Twin Village at 9:00 a.m.

Local revolutionary forces have warned the people to evacuate to safe places and not to travel through the Monywa-Amyint Road.

The short film “The Road Not Taken” was screened in Canada, raising a total funds of over 6,000 Canadian dollars

The MEF-Canada- Toronto team announced that, on October 25, the short film “The Road Not Taken” was screened in Canada and that the team arranged to raise a total funds of over 6,000 Canadian dollars.

It stated, “The short film ‘The Road Not Taken’ was screened in Canada and raised a total funds of CA$ 6,052, including ticket sales, through the fundraising of the MEF Canada-Toronto team, which was in charge of the event.”

The short film “The Road Not Taken” which was directed by Film Director Ko Pauk, and is based on a true story of a CDM captain, is currently being screened internationally. Because of high demand, the film is being screened many times.

#Credit : Radio NUG

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