Deadly unrest reported in Myanmar after opposition urges ‘defensive war’

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At least 20 people have been killed in fighting between militias and Myanmar’s ruling military, a witness and local media said on Friday, September 10, in the worst violence since opponents of the junta called this week for a “people’s defensive war”. The National Unity Government (NUG) formed to resist the army’s February 1 takeover… Continue reading Deadly unrest reported in Myanmar after opposition urges ‘defensive war’

Myanmar shadow government calls for revolt against military rule

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Myanmar’s shadow government, formed by opponents of military rule, called for a revolt against the junta on Tuesday, September 7, setting out a strategy that included action by armed militias and ethnic forces and urging bureaucrats to leave their posts. Duwa Lashi La, the acting president of the National Unity Government, said in a speech… Continue reading Myanmar shadow government calls for revolt against military rule