Summary of News

1. Acting President Duwa Lashi La says that the coup d’état by the military group led by terrorist Min Aung Hlaing has failed on all fronts 

Acting President Duwa Lashi La said the following in his remarks during the live broadcast of the panel discussion “Myanmar Global Townhall: The People’s Revolutionary War”, which was held on February 5:

“We [as the government] must share the people’s concerns. Two years have passed since the Spring Revolution. As we have some areas where we achieve success, we also have others where we have not yet to revolutionise. However, we can all see that, due to our unity and strong resistance, the coup d’état by the military group led by terrorist leader Min Aung Hlaing has not yet succeeded. In addition, the terrorist group has already failed on all fronts.”

On February 1, 2021, the military seized power, and the Spring Revolution emerged along with the public movement against the military dictatorship.

2.           NUG’s Foreign Minister Daw Zin Mar Aung says that the NUG will not procrastinate the Spring Revolution

NUG Foreign Minister Daw Zin Mar Aung spoke about the Spring Revolution at a meeting with the Myanmar people in the UK on February 4 as follows:

“I don’t want the public to be concerned about the NUG prolonging the revolution. We want to win right away. One day after another, people are paying with their lives.”

Furthermore, the Union Minister stated that, following the military coup, a huge number of people have fled across the border, where they are subject to the immigration regulations of neighbouring countries, and that the NUG government has negotiated with the neighbouring nations, but there has been no progress.

3. Defence Minister U Yee Mon says that the PDFs have not been given permission to take part in administrative matters or to collect tax

At the live broadcast of the panel discussion “Myanmar Global Townhall: The People’s Revolutionary War”, which was held on February 5, Defence Minister U Yee Mon said the following regarding the PDFs:

“PDFs are not allowed to take part in administrative matters at all. Administrative issues must be handled by the civil service, so public administrative bodies are formed to be able to take on administrative responsibilities. Tax collection is a part of administration and it is not a military-related issue either. PDFs and PaKaHpas (people’s defence force units constituted in accordance with townships, towns, or villages) are not allowed to collect taxes at all.”

Currently, 303 battalions have been formally established under the People’s Defence Force (PDF) of the Ministry of Defence and there are 260 township PaKaHpas that are under the command of the Ministry of Defence.

4. The additional units of the Spring Valour Condominium have all been sold

On February 5, the End of Dictatorship (EOD) initiative announced that all additional units of the Spring Valour Condominium have been sold out.

“Firstly, 770 units, then 230 additional units, totaling 1000 units of condo rooms, all of which were sold out. We were able to achieve success thanks to the people’s support,” said U Tin Tun Naing, Union Minister of Planning, Finance and Investment.

People are also encouraged to continue supporting the EOD’s next project, the Spring Bliss housing project, which will go on sale on February 11. 

5. The NUG-MOCIT provided internet access to 15 townships where the internet had been cut off by the junta

At the live broadcast of the panel discussion “Myanmar Global Townhall: The People’s Revolutionary War”, which was held on February 5, U Htin Linn Aung, Union Minister of Communications, Information and Technology, said that the ministry had provided internet access to 15 townships where the internet had been cut off by the junta, as follows:

“We are working to provide internet access to the areas where internet is cut off. We are now able to provide 15 townships with internet access so that the people’s administrative system can operate.”

In addition to this, the Ministry of Communications, Information and Technology is taking responsibility for exchanging information among various ministries as well as revolutionary organizations.

6. The spokesperson for the Office of the Acting President says that the terrorist military junta admitted on its own through the declaration of martial law that it could no longer rule

On February 5, U Kyaw Zaw, the spokesperson for the office of the Acting President, told Radio NUG that the terrorist military junta admitted on its own through the declaration of martial law that it could no longer rule.

“The military council has issued martial law in 37 townships. Even without declaring martial law, they have been trying to rule Myanmar under martial law since February 1, 2021, when they tried to stage a coup. On February 1, 2023, the terrorist military council led by Min Aung Hlaing announced another six-month extension of its state of emergency, which indicates that Min Aung Hlaing himself admitted that they had failed despite trying to take over the country for two years but asked to be allowed to try again. So they have already admitted that their coup failed. In the same way, by declaring martial law, they clearly admit that they cannot rule those areas. I consider that they are admitting their loss.”

((((( U Kyaw Zaw, the spokesperson for the Office of the Acting President )))))

The terrorist junta declared martial law in 37 townships after reconstituting its governing council, the State Administration Council.

7. The Assault Company-1 of the Daw Na Column of the People’s Defence Force (PDF) in No. 3 Sub-Region Military Command of the Southern Military Region was assigned a platoon responsibilities and armed

On February 5, the Daw Na Column of the People’s Defence Force (PDF) in No. 3 Sub-Region Military Command of the Southern Military Region announced that a platoon assignment and arming ceremony for its Assault Company-1 was held on February 1.

The comrades from Daw Na Column saluted the People’s Defence Force (PDF) flag and recited the PDF pledge of allegiance; the platoon commander congratulated the comrades and assigned responsibilities to each comrade of the Assault Company-1 and the deputy platoon commander handed over weapons to the comrades as part of the ceremony’s agenda.

After the commander of the Daw Na Column, who is in charge of the operation, delivered a speech, the comrades who bravely fought hard on the frontlines were given awards.

8. Demonstrations were held across the United States to mark the second anniversary of Myanmar’s Spring Revolution

On February 4, Burmese people in the United States held demonstrations across the United States to mark the second anniversary of Myanmar’s Spring Revolution.

Khin Thiri Nandar Soe said that the protests were carried out by people from Myanmar in the United States as follows:

“On Saturday, February 4, 2023, the Alliance for Democracy in Myanmar, Save Myanmar USA, and various ethnic organisations gathered in South California and Washington, D.C., and successfully held the second anniversary of the People’s Spring Revolution simultaneously. In San Francisco, with the slogan “One Voice and One Fight” to put an end to the revolution and march towards the goal, we staged a rally in front of City Hall with the participation of roughly 100 people. To cheer up the people, we also made thorough presentations about the achievements accomplished over the past two years. A lot of new generations, including generation Z, attended the rally. With the participation of all generations, various organizations, and various ethnic groups, the two-year anniversary was staged successfully.

Thank you.

The Uprising must succeed!”

((((( Khin Thiri Nandar Soe )))))

Two years have passed since the Spring Revolution, in which people from Myanmar who have been living in various foreign countries have took part in the revolution financially or physically.

#Credit : Radio NUG

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