Summary of News

1. State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi said not to worry about the party dissolving since the NLD party will exist as long as there are people

State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi said not to worry about the party dissolving since the NLD party grew out of the people and will exist as long as there are people. She had also urged all party members to take care of their health, work in unison, and negotiate disputes.

The Central Working Committee of the National League for Democracy Party stated in a press release dated November 8, 2022, that it would not accept the military council’s plans to hold a sham election that intend to gain political legitimacy and international recognition. 

2. The Union Prime Minister says that the heads of the NUG government are united on the ground with the revolutionary comrades

Union Prime Minister Mahn Winn Khaing Thann said at the training completion ceremony for Daw Na Column on January 17 that the heads of the National Unity Government are united on the ground with the revolutionary comrades. The Union Minister said that all the internal and external forces are balanced and can move forward with good momentum; that significant political and military results are developing; that the heads of the National Unity Government are united on the ground with the revolutionary comrades; and that preparations are being made according to the major military regions to meet the needs of the battlefield.

It is said that the personal officer of the Union Prime Minister gave an honorarium of 1,000,000 MMK on behalf of the Union Prime Minister to the comrades who graduated from the training of the Dona Column at the refresher training of the People’s Defence Force (MOD-NUG) Daw Na Column in the 3rd Sub-Military Region of the Southern Military Region.

3. NUG’s Deputy Minister U Maw Htun Aung says that the progress of the spring revolution can be seen based on factors such as institutions, organizations, and mobilizations

U Maw Htun Aung, deputy minister, gave an overview of the revolution on January 17:

“In order to know how far the revolution has progressed, I think we should look at factors such as institutions, organizations, and mobilizations. We can measure how many organizations there are that support and surround the revolution, whether these organizations are operating properly (such as through rotating and continuous responsibility), whether there is progress, etc.”

At present, the National Unity Government is developing and implementing a one-year strategic plan and has also announced that it will increase the pace of military operations

4. The Secretary of the NUG Ministry of Defence says that the territory that are controlled by the PDF forces has expanded

U Naing Htoo Aung, Secretary of the Ministry of Defence, said at the ground revolution talk of the “Dancing With Ladies” fundraising campaign for the Central Region:

“The territories under control grew in size as the revolution progressed, and they have gradually reached the central part of the country. So, it can be said that the region this fundraising campaign aims for is an important region, and it is also an important time. This revolution is moving, it has never stopped, and gradually the territories that the forces of the PDF can control are expanding.”

On September 7, 2021, the National Unity Government announced the start of the People’s Defensive Revolution, and more than 20,000 junta soldiers have been killed within over one year of the People’s Defensive Revolution

5. The NUG Human Rights Documentation Team collected a record of human rights violations across the country and sent it to the Independent Investigative Mechanism for Myanmar (IIMM)

On January 18, the Ministry of Education of the National Unity Government (NUG) issued a press release stating that 75 elite trainees who completed the human rights training recorded human rights violations across the country and sent them to the Independent Investigative Mechanism for Myanmar (IIMM), as follows:

The Ministry of Education of the National Unity Government established the Human Rights Documentation Team in June 2022.

6. The fundraising campaign conducted by the Falcon Wings Drone Force, which aims to raise up to 6,000 USD, has raised more than 50 percent of its target

The Falcon Wings Drone Force announced on January 18 that its fundraising campaign, which aims to raise up to 6,000 USD, has raised more than 50 percent of its target, as follows:

“The campaign is on its fifth day. More than 50 percent of the campaign target has already been achieved, so please help us reach 100 percent. The campaign will be held from January 14 to January 24, and supporters can reach A-Nya-Ta-Ya Page Messenger via the following link and donate amounts ranging from 10,000 MMK to unlimited.”

The Falcon Wings Drone Force is working in cooperation with the National Unity Government and the Kareni Revolutionary Organizations and has conducted 125 drone missions in 2022. The special arrangement of this campaign is that the name (nicknames or any text they want to write) of the donors who donate at least 1 lakh MMK or 55 USD will be written on the tails of the drone-dropped grenades, which will then be delivered to the enemy.

7. The People’s Administration of Ayadaw Township announces that all those who collect voter list in Ayadaw Township will be face severe action under the Counter-Terrorism Law

The People’s Administration of Ayadaw Township made the following statement on January 17, urging people not to take part in the sham election of the terrorist military council:

“The terrorist and fascist military council group led by Min Aung Hlaing is conducting house-to-house censuses from January 9 to 31 for the illegal sham election. In some places, the military council’s administrative offices and population offices have reportedly been forcibly collecting population and census data since January 7. Therefore, according to the statement issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs and Immigration of the National Unity Government, the Ayadaw Township People’s Administration calls on people to refuse and refrain from cooperating with the process of house-to-house population census of the terrorist group and will prosecute those administrative offices, population offices, and others under the terrorist and fascist military council that encourage house-to-house ground population census under the Counter-Terrorism Law.”

8. Myanmar citizens in Germany will protest against the military dictatorship in front of the Defence Attaché’s office in Berlin on February 1, the second anniversary of the military coup

Myanmar citizens in Germany have announced that they will hold a protest against the military dictatorship in front of the Defence Attaché Office in Berlin on February 1, the second anniversary of the military coup.

“Those who can spare time from Frankfurt are respectfully encouraged to come and support the protest on their own schedule,” they said.

It is learned that the protest will be held in front of the Defence Attaché Office in Berlin at 2:30 p.m. on February 1, the second anniversary of the coup d’état, and Myanmar citizens around the world will also held protests in various countries.

#Credit : Radio NUG

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