Spring Revolution Local News – May 25 (Evening)

Summary of News

1. The Ministry of Defence issues new certificates of appreciation for contributions that include a QR code to be able to verify their genuineness

The National Unity Government’s Ministry of Defence announced on May 25 that it had issued new certificates of appreciation for donations that included a QR code starting from May 25, 2023, so that their genuineness could be verified in order to avoid frauds that fake or misrepresent the certificates of appreciation the Ministry had issued to donors.

On the Ministry of Defence’s social media page, detailed instructions on how to verify certificates’ genuineness are offered.

It was also mentioned that the counterfeiting of certificates of appreciation is being monitored and that the ministry will take appropriate action against those individuals and groups who fabricate them.

2. Union Minister Dr. Sasa says that Thailand’s election-winning party is a door that opens for Myanmar’s issue¬†

In an interview with RFA in May, Dr. Sasa, Union Minister for International Cooperation of the National Unity Government, said about Thailand’s Move Forward Party, which won the general election: “In fact, we can say that the door has opened for us. And in my opinion, the connection between them and us will be stronger than before.”

The Move Forward Party gained the most House seats in the May 14 general election in Thailand, and Mr. Pita Limjaroenrat, the party’s leader, stated that he would assist with the Myanmar situation during a press conference.

3. Seikphyu Township MP urges the students’ parents to continue to boycott military slavery education

On May 25, Daw Thet Mon Aye, Magway Region Hluttaw MP for Seikphyu Township No. 1 Constituency, urged the students’ parents to continue to boycott military slavery education in the coming school registration season.

She said, “The students’ parents should not register their children at the schools run by the military council. At this time, parents and students are in a difficult situation.The NUG has already established a policy, and now there will be a grading system based on age and intelligence for those students not going to military-run schools. I understand the feelings of students and parents about not being able to go to school. The sacrifice to get a good system is big, and we are very grateful for everyone’s understanding.”

At present, the terrorist military forces have been stationed in places like schools, monasteries, and village administrative offices as their fortresses.

Deputy Education Minister Dr. Sai Khaing Myo Tun also said previously: “The schools that the military council will open will only be ones to be used for political purposes that will prolong military slavery education. They’re just to be used to run their administrative mechanisms. They do not have an adequate number of teachers. My final point is that we need to root out the system in which the generals dominate the general public. They are an organisation that has seized power unjustly and are oppressing and torturing the public by using money provided by the public. They are tyrants.”

The National Unity Government is providing services in basic education, higher education, vocational education, and teacher training nationwide, including online, on-ground, and digital-based learning, with a total of more than 150,000 CDM teachers and education staff to ensure the people’s education is not interrupted.

There are more than 70 online schools connected with the NUG Ministry of Education and teaching in compliance with the accreditation guidelines, in addition to more than 5,000 on-ground schools with more than 60,000 teachers and more than 750,000 students.

4. Mandalay Yakha Brothers LPDF provides local people’s defence groups with twenty 9-mm semi-auto rifles

On May 25, Mandalay Yakha Brothers local people’s defence force (LPDF), while displaying weapons it produced, announced its assistance with weapons to other local people’s defence groups as follows:

“These are 9-mm semi-auto rifles produced with the support of the public. In order to prevent the military council from encroaching on the lives of the rural people, we provided twenty 9-mm semi-auto rifles to the local defence forces to facilitate the village’s security duties.”

Moreover, the Yakha Brothers group also stated that, in order to defend against the junta’s subordinates, it would implement the thirty 9-mm semi-auto rifles project soon.

5. The junta troops were hit and injured by stake mines near Lein Pin village in Wetlet Township

According to Wetlet revolutionary forces, this morning, a military column was hit and injured by stake mines near Lein Pin village in Wetlet Township, Sagaing Division.

“A military council column leaving Wetlet Town at 5:20 a.m. on May 25 was hit by two stake mines when it was about to enter Lein Pin village. The terrorist troops torched civilian houses in Lein Pin village before carrying their wounded troops and returning to Wetlet Town,” they said.

The terrorist military and its affiliates have burned down more than 60,000 houses and buildings across the country.

6. The terrorist junta troops torched Hpein Kar village in Ye-U Township this morning

On May 25, Ye-U Township Pa-Ka-Fa (people’s defence group) claimed that the terrorist junta troops had torched Hpein Kar village in Ye-U Township this morning.

“The terrorist military troops arrived near Hpein Kar village at 7:10 this morning, and the Ye-U Pa-Ka-Fa had welcomed them with a cluster mine. The extent of the damage is still unknown. At 8:00 a.m., the military council troops began burning Hpein Kar village,” it stated.

The Ye-U Pa-Ka-Fa said that the ground situation was being investigated and urged residents from nearby villages to evacuate to safe places.

7. A banner against the military dictatorship was hung in Yangon amid strict security

On the morning of May 25, the Sanchaung Strike (Sc Strike) carried out a movement to hang an anti-military dictatorship banner with the slogan “Restore Extinct Human Rights With The Revolution” in Yangon amid strict security.

“The loss of human rights for each and every individual is because the terrorist military dictator is using inhumane methods to oppress and rule the country. In order to recapture the people’s power, rights, and safe and peaceful living conditions through this Spring Revolution, we, the Sanchaung Strike (Sc Strike), earnestly urge the public to actively take part in the revolution as much as they can,” the Sc Strike stated.

#Credit : Radio NUG

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