Spring Revolution Local News – Jul 06 (Evening)

Summary of News

1. Deputy Education Minister Ja Htoi Pan will teach students part-time at an interim university

Ja Htoi Pan, Deputy Minister for the NUG Ministry of Education, will teach students part-time at an interim university.

“Introduction to Social Science, Anthropology, and Political Anthropology will be taught part-time based on my availability,” said the deputy minister.

The deputy minister will give lecture to first-year students at an interim people’s university.

The National Unity Government’s Ministry of Education is currently implementing the interim education program either through online teaching or face-to-face teaching on the ground.

2. The Deputy Health Minister urges the public to participate in the strategic fundraising campaign “Yoma Calling”

Dr. Shwe Pon, Deputy Minister for the NUG Ministry of Health, urged the public to participate in the revolutionary fundraising campaign “Yoma Calling.”

She said, “We all are salmon. We are going upstream and going home. I would like to urge everyone to participate in this strategic campaign [Yoma Calling] to get the fastest way home.”

The “Yoma Calling” campaign reached Day 11 today, halfway through its journey, and has raised US$150,000.

The “Yoma Calling” fundraising campaign, which will be taking place from June 25 to July 16, aims to raise the required revolutionary funds for the Salmon Operation, which will enable revolutionary fighters from the Yangon, Bago, and Ayeyarwady Regions to return home.

The Salmon Operation aims to gain territorial control of the Bago Yoma and Sittaung River Basin, which are critical to the Spring Revolution’s military strategy.

3. The Deputy Human Rights Minister says that the terrorist military junta will no longer be able to evade both national and international judicial systems

U Aung Kyaw Moe, Deputy Minister for the NUG Ministry of Human Rights, said during an interview in July:

“In the near future, they [the military junta] with impunity, will no longer be able to escape any more from being punished under the domestic and international judicial system . This is what they are most concerned about.”

The military junta has committed 64 massacres throughout the country, killing 766 people. They have killed a total of more than 3,000 people and arrested more than 20,000 others.

4. The KNPLF publishes drone photos of the site where the junta’s jet fighter crashed

On July 5, Battalion 9422 of the Karenni National People’s Liberation Front (KNPLF/KaLaLaTa) released the aerial photos taken by a drone on the site where the junta’s jet fighter they had shot down crashed, with the description “The site where the jet fighter crashed after being hit near Thanlwin River.”

On June 30, the KNPLF shot down a light aircraft of the military junta in a battle that took place near Tar San Lel village in Ywathit Sub-township of Bawlakhe Township, Karenni Region.

According to Comrade Lauren Soe of the KNPLF, they were only able to take pictures of the burned site where the jet fighter crashed with a drone since the junta forces had already cleared the area, and they are trying to get detailed evidence.

5. A total of 147 people were killed by the junta in Tanintharyi Region

According to the report of the Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (AAPP), as of July 5, 2023, since the military coup on February 1, 2021, the junta had killed 147 people in the Tanintharyi Region; 96 of them were killed by gunshot, and 44 others were killed while being detained. In addition, 1,612 people have been arrested in Tanintharyi Region, and 555 of them have been sentenced to prison under specious charges.

A total of 3,747 civilians, including pro-democracy activists, have been killed during the Spring Revolution since the military unjustly seized power on February 1, 2021, according to the AAPP.

6. Nyaung Pin Wun police outpost in Sagaing Region, where 50 junta soldiers and police were stationed, was attacked by mortar bombs

On July 6, the Sagaing District PDF Battalion No. 6 released an operation report claiming that they had used mortar bombs to attack Nyaung Pin Wun police outpost in Sagaing Region.

“On July 5 at 6:30 a.m., a 10-strong team led by the commander of Company 1 of the Sagaing District PDF Battalion No. 6 used eight rounds of 60-mm handmade bombs and five rounds of 120-mm handmade bombs to attack Nyaung Pin Wun outpost in Sagaing Township, Sagaing Region, where 50-strong military council forces were stationed,” it stated.

According to the report, there may be injuries on the side of the adversary, and the specifics are still being confirmed.

7. A peace demonstration will be organised in San Francisco to commemorate the 7 July Student Uprising

The revolutionary forces in San Francisco announced on July 6 that they will organise a peace demonstration to commemorate the 7 July Student Uprising in San Francisco, United States.

On the path of the blood of thousands of fallen martyrs, fight the end game with the spirit of the 7-7-1962 uprising,” it stated.

The demonstration will take place on July 8, from 2:00 p.m., to 4:00 p.m., at San Francisco City Hall.

8. The 35th commemoration of the 8888 uprising will be organised in Australia

The CRPH/NUG Support Group (Western Australia) announced on July 4 that the 35th anniversary commemoration of the historic 8888 uprising will be organised in Australia.

“The WAMDN group from Perth (Western Australia) and the CRPH/NUG Support Group (WA) will hold the 35th anniversary of the historic 8888 [uprising], where people revolutionised the military dictatorship and one-party system and called for a democratic system, on August 5 (Saturday). It is a ceremony to honour the courage of those who gave their lives to fight successive military dictators and those students, citizens, and monks who are still fighting from 8888 (August 8, 88) until today,” it stated.

Raffles, food sales, and other fundraising activities will be included at the event to raise funds for the current struggle to eradicate the military dictatorship.

#Credit : Radio NUG


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