Spring Revolution Local News – Jul 12 (Evening)

Summary of News

1. The Acting President says that the National Unity Government is spending its revenue mainly on defence, with a priority on arms, ammunition, rations, and medical expenses

During his remarks at Cabinet Meeting No. 23/2023 of the National Unity Government on July 11, Acting President Duwa Lashi La addressed the following regarding the NUG government’s financial expenditures:

“I would urge everyone to keep in mind that we are currently on a protracted revolutionary journey that combines both an armed revolution and political strategies. The armed resistance revolution involves a large amount of financial spending. Therefore, we, the National Unity Government, have to focus on the purchase of arms and ammunition and the expenses for the people’s defence forces, such as rations and medicine. All of our government members are also aware of this.”

The Acting President went on to emphasise that it is critical to allocate budgets effectively.

The National Unity Government announced the start of the People’s Defensive Revolution on September 7, 2021, and 2023 was designated as the decisive year for the end of the revolution.

2. Union Minister Prof. Win Myat Aye says that since the Spring Revolution is a people’s revolution, it is particularly crucial that people’s participation does not decrease

Union Minister Prof. Win Myat Aye stressed the importance of public participation in his video message to urge people to take part in the End of Dictatorship (EOD) campaign in order to completely sell out the remaining shares of its second fundraising project, InyaView@6.5 Mile, to provide support to victims of the terrorist military’s arson attack in the Anyar region.

“Our Spring Revolution is a people’s revolution and is growing step by step with people’s participation. The military dictator has already experienced gradual failure as well. At this critical juncture, there are numerous requirements for the revolution to succeed at once. Since it is a people’s revolution, it is particularly crucial that the people’s participation does not decrease,” the Union Minister said.

Union Minister Prof. Win Myat Aye also urged the people to actively participate and contribute to the EOD’s campaign to support victims of the terrorist military’s arson attack in the Anyar region.

3. Justice For Myanmar (JFM) sends an open letter to French President Macron to stop Indian arms sales to the Myanmar military regime

Justice For Myanmar (JFM) sent an open letter to French President Emmanuel Macron on July 10, seeking French support to stop Indian arms sales to the Myanmar junta.

JFM appealed to President Macron to raise his concerns regarding India’s sale of arms, dual-use items, and technologies to the Myanmar military regime during Indian Prime Minister Modi’s impending visit to France. JFM also urged the French government to include a condition in the sale contracts requiring India to refrain from exporting military arms and dual-use items to the military dictator in Myanmar.

The statement expressed that the Myanmar military junta is a terrorist organisation under Myanmar law and as defined in international law, and that since their attempted coup, the junta has killed more than 3,700 people and arrested over 23,700 more.

4. Chin defence alliance forces raided the Taingen military outpost in Siyin area, Tedim Township, Chin State, resulting in many casualties and injuries to junta soldiers

The CDF CDM (Siyin) claimed that it and its allies launched an attack on the Taingen military outpost in Siyin area in Chin State’s Tedim Township on July 11.

It said, “On July 11 from around 5:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Chin Defence Alliance (CDF CDM (Siyin), PDF Zoland, B5 ME, CNDF, TCDF, KKG B7 and PDA) and the PDF Kalay S2 combined forces raided the Taingen military outpost in Siyin area, Tedim Township, Chin State.”

It was reported that a large number of junta troops were killed and injured in the battle and that the defence alliance forces seized weapons and ammunition. Four members of the Chin defence alliance forces fell in the battle, while another two got minor injuries.

According to the CDF CDM (Siyin), the junta forces used fighter jets to bombard the area three times and launched artillery shells from Kalay military base after suffering losses in battle, but the defence alliance forces were able to effectively retreat.

5. People’s defence forces launched a shock missile attack on the Headquarters of the junta’s Northwestern Command in Monywa, resulting in the death of one soldier and the injuries of nine others, including a military officer

The Monywa Township people’s defence organisation (Pa-Ka-Fa) released a military report on July 12 regarding the attack on the junta’s Northwestern Command Headquarters (NaMaKha) in Monywa Township.

“On July 11, at 2:30 p.m., the Monywa Township people’s defence organisation (Pa-Ka-Fa) fired a 107-mm rocket into the NaMaKha based in Monywa, where the military council troops that carried out atrocities in Anyar [upland region] are stationed,” the Monywa Township Pa-Ka-Fa stated.

The Monywa Township Pa-Ka-Fa said that the enemy troop casualties following the attack were still unknown.

In cooperation with the Monywa District PDF Battalion No. 5, the Monywa Township Pa-Ka-Fa launched a previous attack on the NaMaKha (Monywa) base on July 5, 2023, at 4:17 a.m., hitting the central security gate inside the NaMaKha base and injuring nine people. Among the nine injured, two soldiers—a private and a military officer—were reportedly seriously hurt, and one of them passed away right afterwards, according to the Monywa Township Pa-Ka-Fa.

#Credit : Radio NUG

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