Summary of News

1. The Union Prime Minister says that if the revolution is successful, the NUG shall follow the Federal Charter which reflects the shared views of the ethnic groups

In an interview with DVB News in January, Union Prime Minister Mahn Winn Khaing Thann said the following:

“If the revolution succeeds, we shall follow the roadmaps outlined in the Federal Democracy Charter, in which EROs are also involved in the drafting process. It is also what the general populace will accept. And everyone has accepted as well. Military affairs are also going well, and the public is behind us.”

The Union Prime Minister also said that the Spring Revolution is the revolution of the people, and it is fully supported by the people; hence, the military council can no longer suppress it.

2. The winners of the Spring Lottery donate back their rewards to the NUG, and letters of appreciation signed by Union Minister U Tin Tun Naing are presented

The Spring Lottery family stated in January that the Spring Lottery winners have donated their rewards back to the National Unity Government, and letters of appreciation signed by Union Minister U Tin Tun Naing were presented as follows:

“We are sharing the honours given for the rewards donated back by the lucky winners of the December Aung-lan Hlwint Chi, Nway Oo Hti (or) Spring Lottery. Let’s buy a spring lottery ticket to reward CDM employees who stand by the people.”

The Spring Lottery is sold 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, except for one day at the end of each month. The NUG uses 70% of the revenue from lottery sales to support those participating in the civil disobedience movement (CDM) and 30% for prizes. The prizes of the Spring Lottery include a special prize of 10,000,000 MMK, prizes of 1,500,000 MMK, prizes of 500,000 MMK, and prizes of 100,000 MMK.

The Spring Lottery family encourages people to buy and support the Aung-lan Hlwint Chi, Nway Oo Hti (Spring Lottery) so as to be able to continue awarding CDM employees while playing the lottery safely with NUGPay.

3. Junta troops suffered many casualties during the invasion by the resistance forces of three junta infantry battalions in Kyainseikgyi Township on Independence Day

The attack by the combined revolutionary forces on the junta’s infantry battalions 32nd, 283rd, and 284th in Kyainseikgyi Township, which was intensified on January 4, resulted in significant casualties and losses for the terrorist military junta, according to news from the Kyainseikgyi Township People’s Administration.

The Kyainseikgyi Township People’s Administration also reported, quoting the information given by the members of the Red Dragon PDF, that despite the terrorist military performing airstrikes several times, almost 200 members of the military junta battalions 32nd and 284th may have been killed. It was also reported that members of the revolutionary forces, including CDM soldier Ye Naing Thway, were killed in the battles, and some places in the junta battalions were damaged and burned down. The Kyainseikgyi Township People’s Administration stated that the figure was limited to what it could investigate and that the exact number of casualties will be determined by what the relevant revolutionary forces report. 

4. A 12-year-old girl was killed in Seikphyu by indiscriminate firing of the terrorist military troops

Aye Mu Mu Aung, a 12-year-old girl, was shot and killed on January 1 while gathering firewood on a hill in the southwest of Htan Ma Kauk Village by the indiscriminate firing of the terrorist military troops stationed in Htan Ma Kauk Village, Seikphyu Township, Magway Division, according to local news sources.

2,701 people, including pro-democracy activists and other civilians, have been killed during the People’s Spring Revolution since the military coup on February 1, 2021.

5. PDFs attacked the Kyar Hnyat Village administration office with a drone-drop bomb while members of the junta military and members of the paramilitary “Pyu Saw Htee” group were having a meeting, killing two and severely injuring another two

On January 5, the news and information team of the Wild Elephant Guerrilla Force, a revolutionary force in Thabeikkyin Township, claimed that the Wild Elephant Guerrilla Force and allied village defence forces carried out a drone-drop bomb attack on the Kyar Hnyat Village administration office while members of the junta military and members of the paramilitary “Pyu Saw Htee” group were holding a meeting. It stated as follows:

“Yesterday, January 4, at around 1:30 p.m., the TBK Wild Elephant Guerrilla Force launched a drone attack using an M9 grenade at the village administration office in Kyar Hnyat Village, Thabeikkyin Township, while about 15 members of Pyu Saw Htee and military council troops were having a meeting. According to the ground report, as a result of the drone attack, two members of the Pyu Saw Htee fell to the ground and were unable to get up again, and two members of the military council troops were severely injured.”

The drone-drop bomb attack was said to have been carried out jointly by the TBK Wild Elephant Guerrilla Force and local village PaKaHpa groups. After the attack, about 20 more military council troops reportedly arrived, took security in the administrative office, and fired back with large and small weapons, but all the members of the revolutionary were able to withdraw successfully.

6. A dawn protest against the military dictatorship was staged in Monywa, with the banner, “Monywa will not absolutely allow the rule of the military dictator”

In the early morning of January 5, the Monywa strike force organised a dawn protest in Monywa, holding a banner reading, “Monywa will not absolutely allow the rule of the military dictator,” and young people joined the force.

Despite the terrorist military’s strict security checks, public protests continue to take place in Monywa.

7. The Nagoya Youth Association For Myanmar (NYAFM) held a fundraiser near Osu Kannon Temple and raised 135,015 yen in donations

The Nagoya Youth Association For Myanmar in Japan (NYAFM) reported on January 5 that its 46th fundraiser (the second time in 2023) was held near Osu Kannon Temple in Nagoya, Japan, and a total of 135,015 yen was raised.

The Nagoya Youth Association For Myanmar (NYAFM) said that the supporting members of the NYAFM have been working hard with perseverance since early in 2023 in order to quickly defeat the evil system.

#Credit : Radio NUG

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