Spring Revolution Daily News April 2, 2022

The National Unity Government (NUG)

  • On the Karenni National New Year’s Day, the Representative Committee Pyitaungsu Hluttaw (CRPH) sent a statement calling for unity and cooperation for the success of the revolution after the difficult course of the Spring Revolution.

  • The NUG announced that local and foreign employment agencies must register with the Department of Labor-NUG and that their personal information will be kept confidential for security reasons.

  • On the Karenni National New Year’s Day, the NUG sent a statement with its best wishes for the victory of the battles in the Karenni State and the enjoyment of peace for the local people.

  • At 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, the Interim Local Government Central Committee held its 7/2022 meeting. Union Prime Minister Man Win Khine Than asked people to work systematically according to the actual situation.

Revolutionary activities

  • In Tamway township of Yangon region, a man was shot dead on the corner of Dama Dana and Zawtika streets at 8:55 p.m. Friday.

  • In Insein prison, prison authorities demanded money from political prisoners, even for basic needs such as MMK 200,000 for a bed.

  • From Insein prison, political prisoners called on the public not to participate in the water festival organized by the military junta.

  • In Yangon and Taninthayi areas, 28 people were imprisoned with labor. According to our information, 9 of them were sentenced to death.

  • On Thursday evening, bomb attacks took place in various townships in the Yangon area.

  • In Mandalay Obo prison, prison authorities cut off the water supply to political prisoners, who simply had to rely on toilet water for general use.

  • In Chaung-U township of Sagaing region, local people, protected by PDFs, harvest their rice from paddy fields.

  • As part of a 418-day protest, the Kalays marched on Friday against the military dictatorship.

  • In Salingyi township, an alliance of 8 PDFs carried out an attack with mortars and 60mm weapons at the township police station.

  • As part of a 387-day protest, a combined rally from Salingyi North and Yinmabin East marched Friday against the military dictatorship.

  • In Kyaukmyaung, the village administrator of Ywathitgone, allegedly a Pyusawti chief, was shot dead.

  • In Tamu township, the local PDF carried out inspections and conducted mine clearance operation on Tamu-Aungzayya road.

  • In Longlone township of Taninthayi region, a gathering of female CDM students marched Friday against the military dictatorship, chanting anti-junta slogans.

  • In the Taung Pyaut area of ​​Thayetchaung Township, there was a telecommunications outage on Thursday.

  • In Taninthayi township, fighting lasted 3 hours in Theindaw village on Thursday. According to reports, 4 junta soldiers died and 2 others were injured.

  • During the junta’s registration examination period, Dawei Guerrilla opened fire to notify district and township education offices.

  • In Hpakant Township, Kachin State, local people marched against the military dictatorship. They also showed their support for KIA, PDF and NUG.

  • In Myitkyina township, a bomb attack took place on Thursday evening to wipe out CCTV cameras on the way to the Bala Mintin bridge.

  • In Shweku township, 6 junta army motor boats were attacked by the Myohla PDF at around 07:00 on Friday. According to our information, some of them were damaged.

  • In Pakkoku Township of Magwe Region, there was an attack on the junta army stationed at Pakkoku University. Apparently 3 junta soldiers died.

  • According to the Myanmar Police CDM channel, a confidential instruction from the military junta has gone viral again. It was an instruction to make direct phone calls to the Home Office, as police faxes and confidential office letters had gone viral.

  • In Mindat, Chin State, junta armed forces inspect national pedestrian registration cards.

  • Within two days of a fundraising activity called “Project Dragon Fly” to shoot down military junta fighter jets, Click to Donate earned nearly MMK 9,000 lakh.

  • In the Ayeyarwaddy region, U Myint Naing, director of Human Rights Watch, based in Pathein, was sentenced on Friday to 2 years in prison.

  • At 6:15 a.m. Thursday, a bomb exploded outside the Zalun electricity office.

  • In Nyaunglaybin township of Bago region, a bomb exploded near the administrative office of Tawwi village on Wednesday morning. According to some information, 2 policemen and 2 civilians are said to have died.

Ethnic armed organizations

  • In Nay Pyi Taw, there was a meeting between the Junta Peace Council and the SSPP-SSA. According to reports, they did not reach an agreement regarding the military junta’s request for the SSPP-SSA to withdraw from some of their areas.

  • In Dimawso, Fruso, Loikaw of Karenni State and Mobye of the Shan-Kayah border, there was fighting between the junta armed forces and the combined Karenni force from 24 to 31 March. According to reports, around 23 junta soldiers died. As for KNDF, they lost a member.

  • In Thantaung Township under the control of the KNU Brigade (2), a military convoy was attacked with mines in two places on Thursday morning. According to reports, 3 junta soldiers died and 3 others were injured.

  • In Karen State, there was fighting in the area under the KNU Brigade (5) on Wednesday. According to Mutraw Newsletter, 10 BGF members and junta soldiers died.

  • Somewhere on the Thai-Karenni border, (2761) the Karenni National New Year’s Day was celebrated on Friday.

  • KNDF Bo. 8 announced on Friday that they had successfully organized refresher training for their members.

The Military Council

  • The junta’s commerce department said it would help importers and user companies of plastics, iron, paper and chemicals.

  • The head of the junta’s peace committee said he would join the SSPP in organizing a successful multi-party democratic election.

  • The temporary modification period of the monetary facility ratio formula has been extended from April 1, 2022 to March 31, 2023.

  • According to the junta newspaper, there was a meeting at the junta municipal committee to successfully celebrate the water festival in Yangon.

  • The junta’s Minister of Cooperatives and Rural Development said he would set up a consortium with experienced companies to import fertilizers at reasonable prices.

  • The military junta announced that 281,741 students from across the country appeared for the matriculation exam on the first day.

  • On March 24, the junta mayor of Yangon was arrested for investigation. According to our information, he was released on Wednesday.

  • The military junta announced that it had postponed the retirement of staff at the age of 62.

  • The military junta has ordered hotels, motels and guesthouses to check their guests’ national registration cards and not allow those without NRCs to stay, starting at 6 a.m. on May 1 April.

Summary April 1

  • The military junta persuaded the armed ethnic organizations and took advantage of their peace talk. According to the junta’s media, they would join forces with the SSPP-SSA to successfully organize the election. However, regarding the SSPP-SSA, they did not come to an agreement as they were told to withdraw from the Shan South areas. The public should be aware that the military junta could weaken the revolution by creating chaos between the powerful EAO Shan.

  • In Sagaing, Magwe and Yangon, the revolution was in full swing with revolutionary forces attacking police stations and junta army camps.

  • As for action in Karen, Karenni, Chin and Kachin states, they had many battles. According to some reports, the junta’s armed forces suffered heavy losses there. In the towns and villages, the military junta used various means so that the guerrillas could not hide or stay.