Spring Revolution Local News – Jun 03 (Evening)

Summary of News

1.  The Acting President stresses the necessity of not confusing the powers between the Union government and the federal units, as well as avoiding power struggles

At the 20th Cabinet Meeting of the National Unity Government held on May 30, Acting President Duwa Lashi La remarked that it is important not to confuse the power of the federal units of the Union government and avoid disputes over power.

“Only when the relationship between the Union government and the federal units is facilitated will cooperation in the respective sectors be successful. We need to be aware that sometimes there are power disputes between the Union government and the federal units. Currently, in the interim period, it is especially necessary to ensure that the powers between the Union administration and the federal units are not confused and that there are no conflicts of power,” Acting President Duwa Lashi La remarked.

The National Unity Government is implementing the Federal Charter and collaborating with the Ethnic Resistance Organisations.

2. Ambassador U Kyaw Moe Tun calls for attention on the Myanmar issue and its spreading to a wider community

In his speech at the Asian-American Pacific Islander Heritage Month Celebration held annually by the New York City Fire Department, Ambassador U Kyaw Moe Tun, Permanent Representative of Myanmar to the United Nations, remarked: “Myanmar people within and outside the country have been the biggest contributors to this people’s resistance against the military dictatorship. I sincerely thank our people in Myanmar as well as the Myanmar Diaspora around the world. Without their support, our current revolution would not have been possible.”

The Ambassador urged the attendees to pay “attention to the issue of Myanmar and spread it to a wider community” and to extend their support to the people of Myanmar in every possible way, as the people of Myanmar truly need the help of all friends and partners to overcome the crisis shortly.

The Ambassador also stated that the inhumane military has blatantly continued to violate international law, international humanitarian law, and human rights law, committing international crimes, and that its atrocities amount to crimes against humanity and war crimes.

3. The National Unity Government states that, just like plastic pollution, the evil dictatorship system is destroying the social lives of the people of Myanmar

The National Unity Government’s Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation stated in its June 3rd World Environment Day statement that the evil dictatorship system is destroying the social lives of Myanmar people just like plastic pollution.

The statement stated that more than 400 million tons of plastic are produced in the world every year, about half of which are single-use items, and that plastic pollution not only affects living organisms but also adversely affects the surrounding ecosystems.

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation called for public participation in this year’s World Environment Day with the slogan “Best Plastic Pollution and Root Out the Dictatorship!” as an encouragement to eradicate the evil dictatorship that is destroying the people of Myanmar just like the plastic pollution.

Every year, June 5th is “World Environment Day” and the theme for 2023 is “Beat Plastic Pollution”.

4. 62 military personnel, including the commanders, were killed in a joint attack by the resistance forces against the military columns advancing in the western part of Pekon

The Pekon PDF claimed, along with images of seized weapons and ammunition, on June 3 that the PDF-allied forces attacked the military council columns advancing in the western part of Pekon, which resulted in the deaths of 62 military personnel, including commanders.

“The battalions under the 66th Light Infantry Division of the military council advanced with three joint columns: one column in Loi Hei and Loi Long villages, one column in Hkaung Ei and Sattaw villages, and one in La Tuu village. Their offensive was counterattacked by alliance revolutionary forces comprising our Pekon PDF (Battalion 1002), in collaboration with the KNDF, PDF Loikaw, DMO PDFs column, DMO Local PDFs column, MBPDF (Battalion 1001 and 1007), Battalion 1008, Battalion 1009, Battalion 1003, the KRU, the NPT PDF, and Central Region Special Force,” the Pekon PDF stated.

During the fight, a total of 62 members of the military council, including military officers and commanders, were reportedly killed while many were injured.

The military, which suffered heavy losses, not only launched several aerial attacks by its air forces but also heavy weapons fired from its 7th Military Operations Command (MOC-7) headquartered in Pekon and the 336th Light Infantry Battalion (LIB-336), according to the Pekon PDF, which also stated that three members of PDF-allied forces fell in the fight and some others were injured.

5. Thousands of residents have fled because the junta troops are wandering across and torching villages in Khin-U Township

On June 3, according to the local revolutionary forces, a military column comprising 100 terrorist soldiers that torched Ywar Thit village, Khin-U Township, Shwebo District, Sagaing Division, before spending the night in Muu Thar village rampaged into Kyee Aing village on June 2 while firing both small and large weapons and torched civilian houses in the village. As a result, more than 4,000 local residents from Kyee Aing village, as well as Thae Kone Gyi village, Mone Taw (south) village, Dann Kone village, and Muu Thar village, have been displaced.

Similarly, on June 1, a combined column of more than 100 junta soldiers from Ye-U Town, junta soldiers stationed in Inn Pat Turn, and junta-backed Pyu Saw Htee militia from Ywa Thi Kone village, which is dominated by Pyu Saw Htee, burned down Ywa Thit village in the western part of Khin-U Township, forcing more than 3,000 residents from Ywa Thit village as well as Muu Thar village and Thet Pay village to be displaced.

6. The ABSDF and its allies builds temporary tents for those residents of Taung Khin Yan village in Gangaw Township who fled after being forced to enlist in the junta-backed Pyu Saw Htee militia

On June 3, the ABSDF reported: “We, the ABSDF, and our allies have built temporary tents for those residents of Taung Khin Yan village of Gangaw Township who fled their homes after being forced to enlist in the Pyu Saw Htee militia.”

After the ABSDF Battalion No. 12 (Yaw region) and local people’s defence organisations (Pa-Ka-Fa) joined forces to attack the police outpost in Taung Khin Yan village of Gangaw Township on May 25, the military council is forcing the village residents to enlist in the Pyu Saw Htee militia, one person per house. As a result, the residents fled their homes.

“It was learned that on May 28, the Taung Khin Yan police station called the villagers to a meeting under the pretext of protecting the village and then forced them to enlist in the Pyu Saw Htee militia,” said the ASBDF.

At the moment, the whole population of Taung Khin Yan village, which consists of a few hundred houses, has fled, bringing the total number of fleeing residents to thousands, according to the ASBDF.

7. A demonstration against the Chinese government is conducted near the Chinese Consulate General in New York

On June 2, there was a demonstration against the Communist Party of China (CPC) and the Chinese government near the Chinese Consulate General in New York, United States.

The New York City Burmese Community (NYCBC) reported that the Myanmar diaspora in New York held a rally to express their strong opposition to the Communist Party of China (CPC) and the Chinese government’s blatant disregard for the effort of the people of Myanmar to achieve democracy and their open support for the terrorist junta Min Aung Hlaing and its administration.

The rally was staged near the Chinese Consulate General Office in New York City on June 2, 2023 (Friday) from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. local time.

#Credit : Radio NUG

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