Spring Revolution Daily News September 17, 2022

The National Unity Government (NUG)

  • On the International Day of Democracy, the Chairman of the Representative Committee Pyitaungsu Hluttaw (CRPH) said the military junta had pushed the national economy to devastation and created a failed state.

  • U Lwin Ko Latt, Union-NUG home and immigration minister, said non-HOM personnel must join the HOM or they will be charged with terrorism and issued a warrant.

  • The Minister of Human Rights-NUG said that they will do their best to be able to bring back human rights and democratic rights to the public.

  • The National Health Conference was jointly organized by NUCC, JCC – Health and National Health Committee – NHC for 5 days. According to testimonies, 21 articles were submitted and presented there.

  • On Thursday, the Ministry of Education-NUG announced that it has made provision for education, one of the basic rights of the Rohingya people, based on justice and accountability.

Revolutionary activities

  • In Kamayut Township of Yangon area, there were two bomb explosions in front of the municipal police compound in Ward (7) on Friday morning. According to our information, 4 people were injured.

  • The Burma Special Agency (STA) announced that their attack in Kamayut township targeted the mayoral junta team.

  • In the township of Thaketa, two young people were shot while talking in the neighborhood (2/South) on Friday morning. According to our information, one of them died.

  • According to the Basic Education Students and Youth Association, four of their members were arrested during a violent crackdown on Panbinni Road in Kyimyindine township.

  • On Friday, Ko Htoo Wai Linn, a first-year psychology student at Dagon University, was sentenced to 13 years in prison.

  • In North Dagon Myothit Township, the Special Nway Oo carried out a bomb attack on Ward’s office (39) on Thursday night.

  • In Myinmu, Sagaing region, on Thursday night, a team of junta soldiers playing Sepak Takraw were attacked with grenades.

  • Reportedly, 7 of them died in the incident.

  • In Khin-U township, 1,000 people marched on Friday for the United Nations to accept the NUG, reject the military junta and keep Myanmar ambassador U Kyaw Moe Tun.

  • As a 554-day protest, a combined Salingyi North and Yinmabin East rally marched against the military dictatorship.

  • In Salingyi Township, a Letbadaung rally marched on Friday for an end to the military dictatorship, holding signs – “UN, accept U Kyaw Moe Tun, who is supported by the Burmese people.” Save the Burmese people.

  • On Friday, Kalay General Strike continued to express its wish that the UN retain Myanmar Ambassador U Kyaw Moe Tun.

  • In Taze township, there was fighting near the village of Oatpho-I on Friday. According to reports, around 8 junta soldiers died.

  • In Ayadaw township, local PDFs attacked the junta army in Ngwedwin village on Thursday. According to reports, 5 junta soldiers died.

  • In Yinmabin County, Sergeant Min Thu from the junta army joined a local PDF with a gun. He was reportedly rewarded with a sum of money worth MMK 80 lakh.

  • On September 12, 5 soldiers including an officer, who had been in charge of security in Letbadaung, joined a local PDF with weapons.

  • In Yinmabin West, local people donated 9 pairs of gold earrings for the revolution.

  • In Dibeyin township, the junta army carried out attacks via two military helicopters on the villages of Thittone and Nyaunghla on Friday afternoon.

  • On Friday, a gathering of anti-junta monks led a movement against the military dictatorship.

  • Ma Yu Wai Myint, administrator of the Voice of Mandalay (VOMDY) social media page, was arrested by the junta army and sent for interrogation.

  • In Pakkoku township of Magwe region, there was a drone bomb attack at Myitchay police station on Friday morning.

  • In Myaing Township, the People’s Revolutionary Army-PRA operates farmland and practices farming for its rations.

  • In Ganggaw township, a gathering of locals and PDF members on Friday voiced support for the NUG and Myanmar Ambassador U Kyaw Moe Tun. They also protested against the military dictatorship.

  • In Karenni State and Pekone Township of Shan State, the number of displaced people reached over 200,000 due to violent activities of the junta army and local fighting from February 1, 2021 to August 28, 2022.

  • Myanmar’s National Alliance of Political Prisoners issued a letter to the United Nations, calling on them to retain U Kyaw Moe Tun as Myanmar’s permanent representative.

  • According to reports, 10 Mon-based organizations sent an open letter to the New Mon State Party to stop holding political meetings because the junta’s peace talk was just a fake talk and the military junta had used only for legitimacy and political evasion.

  • On Thursday, the Tumi Revolution Lottery announced that it had allocated the funds from the sale of the lottery to Chin Defense Forces-CDF and IDP teams.

Ethnic armed organizations

  • In northern Maungdaw township in Rakhine State, the Arakan-AA army attacked and took control of the Miight border camp under the military junta on Thursday evening.

  • In Kyaukdaw Township, AA arrested a policeman from the village of Apaukwa around 2:00 p.m. Thursday.

  • In Taungoke Township, there was fighting at Shwelinyone Port around 1:00 p.m. Friday as AA members opened fire on a junta ration ship.

  • In Maingla of Shan East, there was a meeting between the new leaders of the united army of Wa State and the second chief military officer of the Rakhine army in recent days.

  • To prevent junta soldiers operating under the pretext of being civilians from entering Karenni State and taking away public property, the Karenni National Defense Force-KNDF Brigade (2) announced on Thursday that would carry out effective inspections in the region.

  • In Falam township, Chin state, a Reh Khaw Da-based junta army soldier joined the CDF-Hualngoram with weapons.

The Military Council

  • On Thursday, there was a meeting between the junta peace team and two Karen EAO; KNU/KNLA(PC), DKBA at Nay Pyi Taw.

  • According to viewers, two dirty documentaries were broadcast on the MRTV channel on the Mtube live streaming platform set up by the military junta.

  • Junta council Nay Pyi Taw said on Thursday that the number of COVID-19 cases is on the rise in the capital.

  • Myanmar’s Junta Central Bank said it was just a rumor about the change in their benchmark price for the dollar.

  • U Thein Soe, chairman of the Junta-UEC Union Election Commission, said they had fixed the locations of the polling stations in Nay Pyi Taw.

  • Junta propaganda chief Zaw Min Tun said Russian media in Myanmar published in Burmese, Russian and English languages.

  • On Thursday, the junta’s construction minister said it had completed 69 percent of the implementation of the first phase of the public rental housing project in the Yangon area.

  • The military junta announced that it had returned 4 crime-free women from Kalay Township PDF to their parents on Thursday morning.

  • On Thursday evening, Win Naing, the acting police officer of the Ye-U district junta, committed suicide by shooting himself in the staff quarters.

  • In Mobye, on the border of Shan and Karenni, mortars fired by the junta army fell and exploded inside the Mwaydaw pagoda compound on Friday morning. As a result, 4 displaced persons lost their lives and no less than 13 others were injured.

  • In Kantbalu township of Sagaing region, the junta’s armed forces carried out violent attacks in the villages of Maitthalingone and Chatgone on Thursday. According to our information, 3 people, including an infant, were hit by bullets.

  • In Salin township of Magwe region, Bo Min, former administrator of Taungkan village, cooperated with junta police and opened gambling events with invitation cards. According to reports, such events take place on a weekly basis.

  • In Ngaputaw township of Ayeyarwaddy region, a member of Hainggyigyun police station committed suicide by hanging around 1pm on Thursday.

  • At 9:30 a.m. on Friday, junta soldiers based in Mrauk-U fired on the cars of social groups en route to assist displaced people in Buthidaung and Maungdaw townships in Rakhine State.

Summary September 16

  • After an emergency announcement from the AA, there have been frequent battles in Rakhine State. As for the junta army, it suffered a great loss and had to drop many camps. In recent days, the AA has met with the powerful Wa State army and they could get weapons to shoot down fighter jets.

  • Amid tight security measures in Yangon, daily attacks have been carried out against junta stalwarts, members and informants. The people’s revolution gained momentum not only in rural areas but also in urban areas.