Summary of News

1. NUG Foreign Minister Daw Zin Mar Aung says that Myanmar military terrorists are relentlessly killing young people in Myanmar

In December, Daw Zin Mar Aung, Union Minister of Foreign Affairs of the National Unity Government, tweeted the following:

“Military Terrorists are relentlessly killing young people in Myanmar. ASEAN, the United Nations, the EU, and the USA need to take more decisive action to stop impunity & these recurring grievous violations of international law.”

According to the Assistance Association of Political Prisoners (AAPP), the Insein Prison martial court sentenced seven Dagon University students and four young activists to death on November 30.

According to the data collected by the AAPP, as of December 2, there were a total of 139 people who had been sentenced to death, including 97 post-coup death row prisoners and 42 who had been sentenced in absentia.

2. NUG Union Prime Minister Dr. Win Myat Aye says that the current spring revolution is a revolution that unites the will of the people

Union Minister Dr. Win Myat Aye said the following during the celebration of the International Day of Disabled Persons, which is marked on December 3, and the award ceremony for the winners of the artistic talent competition:

“The spring revolution that we are currently waging unites the will of the people. Its goal is to establish a federal union so that no authoritarian system, including military dictatorships, can reclaim authority.”

Following the military coup on February 1, 2021, the spring revolution erupted alongside civil disobedience movements against the military dictatorship.

3. NUG Union Minister U Aung Myo Min says that a thorough investigation has been started regarding the footage of the incident in Tamu that is circulating on social media

U Aung Myo Min, Union Minister of Human Rights of the National Unity Government, stated the following on December 4 in reference to the footage of the incident in Tamu Township that is circulating on social media:

“A thorough investigation has been started regarding the footage of the incident in Tamu Township that is circulating on the social media. It is not a subject that should be left alone after the investigation, so we must take proper action. Revolting against the ruthless terrorist military requires following the right procedures and ethics. We must be careful not to handle the matter improperly, even though we need to make a clear distinction between allies and enemies. Restraint is required.”

There have been various deaths and murders of citizens in Tamu Town.

4. Members of the Yangon Revolution Force (YRF) Soft Strike Community placed the welcoming cat (aka beckoning cat) in front of the Mingaladon Allied War Memorial Cemetery

The Yangon Revolution Force (YRF) reportedly reported that members of the Soft Strike Community placed a welcoming cat (aka beckoning cat) in front of the Allied War Memorial Cemetery in Mingaladon Township, Yangon, on December 4.

The YRF stated, “Members of the Yangon Revolution Force (YRF) Soft Strike Community placed a welcoming cat (aka beckoning cat) in front of the Allied War Memorial Cemetery in Mingaladon Township, Yangon. The Mingaladon Allied War Memorial Cemetery is where high-ranking leaders of the terrorist Myanmar military who have tried to influence and rule over the entire populace through various brutal tactics throughout all eras are buried.”

The YRF also said that the intention of this action is to end the oppression of the leaders of the terrorist army, who have yet to reach the military grave over the people, and to get them there as soon as possible.

5. The terrorist military set fire to the villages in Tabayin Township this morning

On the morning of December 4, the military junta troops raided, fired heavy and light weapons, and torched Na Myar Village in Tabayin Township in Sagaing Division, according to the Tabayin Township support group for the war displaced people.

“The terrorist military column that stormed Na Myar Village, located in the eastern section of Tabayin Township, is burning the village down,” it states.

This column is the same column that burned down Nyaung Hla Village yesterday after leaving Tabayin Town via Ye-U Town.

The said military column stormed Yin Kyay (North) Village by shooting guns after destroying Na Myar Village.

6. A campaign to provide stationery for war displaced children who are studying in Mindat Township is launched

From December 3 to December 23, the “All People Help the Mindat War-displaced Education” campaign will be held. Yadanabon University Students’ Union organized the campaign, which will provide stationery to 12,000 students.

According to the Yadanabon University Students’ Union, the cost per student will be 2,000 Kyats (including travel expenses), and each student will receive two books, one pencil, one eraser, and one ruler.

It is said that anyone who wishes to contribute to the campaign may do so by contacting the Yadanabon University Students’ Union’s Page Messenger and sending funds via PayPal, KBZPay, WavePay, NUGPay, as well as Bangkok Bank.

In Mindat Township, 168 community-based schools were established under the direction of the Board of Education, and at this moment, 12,000 students are being taught by 1,300 teachers.

7. There are still over a thousand raffle tickets left from the “People’s Necklace, Soldiers’ Bullets” campaign

In December, the Ranger Kalay Defend Force announced that there were still 1,000 raffle tickets left from the “People’s Necklace, Soldiers’ Bullets” campaign.

It stated, “A necklace with a purple stone donated by a revolutionary citizen was sold through the raffle system to supplement ammunition for our force. It has been 24 hours. In 24 hours, exactly 178 copies have been sold. There are still 14 days left, and the cap on raffle tickets was set at 2,000.”

The raffle is priced at 10,000 kyats, and for those who wish to purchase it from outside, 10 SGD, 10 USD, 800 JPY, and 150 baht are specified as the prices. It may be purchased using a variety of payment methods, both domestically and internationally.

8. Myanmar nationals living in the United States marched in Washington, DC, to participate in 16 days of activism to end violence against women

On December 3, a protest march was held in Washington, DC, USA, as part of 16 days of activism to end violence against women, and Myanmar nationals living in the USA participated in it.

The protest march was staged in front of the embassy of the Myanmar military in the United States.

The 16 days of activism against gender-based violence is an annual international campaign that kicks off on November 25, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, and runs until December 10, Human Rights Day.

#Credit : Radio NUG

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