Spring Revolution Local News – May 11 (Evening)

Summary of News

1. Acting President Duwa Lashi La states that all the revolutionary forces are on the same journey

Acting President Duwa Lashi La remarked the following in his speech at the Cabinet Meeting (18/2023) held on May 9:

β€œIn my opinion, the nature of politics has different forms of activity depending on the field sector. Here, what we should be aware of is that we all walk the same path, despite having different methods of revolution. We are meeting because we share the same path. Therefore, it will only be appropriate if we, who are riding on the same boat and going on the same journey, unite and support each other as much as possible.”

Meanwhile, the Acting President went on to say that criticisms and frustrations are emerging against the National Unity Government, and that should be the case.

2. NUG’s Deputy Minister of Education Ja Htoi Pan clarifies the criticism regarding the rumour of the opening of a federal education high school in Mizoram state

On May 10, Ja Htoi Pan, Deputy Minister for Education, made a clear statement on the rumours about the opening of NUG’s Federal Education High School in Mizoram, India, as follows:

“The photo found in the news is from a refugee community in Mizoram, India. From ethnic group leaders of relevant ethnic group organisations. Schools in this area are outside the purview of the NUG-MOE as per policy, so there is no such scenario where the Ministry recognises them. However, it is an area where we are establishing ties to assist the children in the area who are studying and the CDM teachers.”

3. Deputy Minister U Maw Htun Aung states that CDM students will benefit if the newly adopted education policy is put into action

On May 11, U Maw Htun Aung, Deputy Minister for Electricity and Energy of the National Unity Government, stated on the social media about newly adopted Federal Democracy Education Policy that CDM students will benefit if it is put into action.

“This is the education policy I want to see in my life: one that fosters multiculturalism and values local resources. We don’t have to wait for the next generation to benefit from this policy; CDM students will begin to enjoy its benefits as soon as it is made into laws (basic, legislation, or education law) and put into practise by organisations,” he stated.

The National Unity Consultative Council (NUCC) meeting, which was held on May 8, 2023, approved the Second Draft of the Federal Democracy Education Policy, which subsequently went public that same day.

4. Kanpetlet Township People’s Administration (Pa-Ah-Fa) notifies police and military personnel, who sought refuge in the “people’s embrace” programme in Kanpetlet Township, to register with its human resource management division to receive regular monthly support

On May 11, Kanpetlet Township People’s Administration (Pa-Ah-Fa) announced the following, notifying the police and military personnel who sought refuge in the “people’s embrace” programme for registration:

“Since August 2022, the Kanpetlet Township People’s Administration Department has been working to receive support from ‘people’s embrace’ programme for those who sought refuge in the ‘people’s embrace’ programme in Kanpetlet Township. Currently, there are 1 military personnel and 50 police personnel residing in the country who have registered with the human resource management division of the Kanpetlet Township People’s Administration Department, and the department is working hard to secure regular monthly support for them by connecting with relevant Hluttaw representatives and organisations to receive their rights. As the department has learned that there are still unregistered military and police personnel in Kanpetlet Township, it invites them to transmit the appropriate information via the officer in charge of CDM police affairs or to the division’s head of human resource management.”

The Kanpetlet Pa-Ah-Fa stated that the departmental CDM staff in Kanpetlet Township can also apply for emergency expenses such as maternity and medical expenses by providing proof, and they are then provided support in accordance with the specifications after confirming with the focals of the respective department.

5. 44 houses, a school, and a Christian church in Kyaukkyi (Ler Doh) Township, Nyaunglebin (Kler Lwee Htoo) District, in the Kawthoolei administrative region, were burned down as a result of the military’s arson attack

On May 11, the Kare National Union (Cental) released the following information:

“On May 9, 2023, at 5:30 a.m., in Ler Doh Township, Kler Lwee Htoo District (KNU Brigade 3 territory), Kawthoolei administrative region, the forces of the terrorist military regime burned down 2 houses in Poe Lo No Phoe [Kyaung Kone] village and 42 houses (the entire village), a school, a Baptist church, a nursery school, and all the buildings in the common area in Lel Wine Gyi village.”

Also on May 4, 18 houses in Yan Myo Aung village of Mone (KNU-Mu) Township were burned to ash due to the military council forces firing artillery shells into the village.

6. The Burmese community in San Francisco will hold an anti-military dictatorship demonstration in front of the Chinese Consulate and send a statement to the Chinese government

On May 11, the Burmese community in San Francisco Bay Area announced that an anti-military dictatorship demonstration would be held in front of the Chinese Consulate and a statement would be sent to the Chinese government.

The demonstration will reportedly be held in front of the Chinese Consulate in San Francisco on May 13 from 2:00 p.m. to 5 p.m.

“We strongly oppose China’s political actions and policies that show full support for the brutal military regime in Myanmar, which is committing war crimes against defenceless civilians,” said the San Francisco Bay Area Community.

Burmese people in the United States are also invited to join the demonstration by the Burmese community in the San Francisco Bay Area.

#Credit : Radio NUG

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