Spring Revolution Daily News July 31, 2022

The National Unity Government (NUG)

  • Regarding the military junta’s human rights abuses against elected MPs in 2020 through unlawful arrests, unfair prosecutions and brutal treatment to death during interrogations, the Representative Committee Pyitaungsu Hluttaw (CRPH ) issued a statement.

  • In the policy on the interim administration, the NUG said that the natural and cultural rights of ethnic people and their symbols throughout the country would be protected and promoted.

  • As for those who buy NUG bonds in August, they will receive postcards signed by the interim president along with his words of appreciation.

  • According to the Minister of Foreign Affairs-NUG, there will be public demonstrations for the promise of the revolution throughout the country on Sunday.

Revolutionary activities

  • On Saturday, there was a protest in Melbourne, Australia, against executions by the junta.

  • In Seoul, South Korea, the people of Myanmar protested against the military junta for its unlawful execution of democracy activists at 4 p.m. Saturday.

  • Via social media, Malaysia’s foreign minister said the junta’s execution of four democracy activists was a crime against humanity.

  • In Ganggaw township of Magwe region, 3 junta policemen were shot dead while shopping. According to our information, two of them died and another was injured.

  • According to the US State Department, the Myanmar crisis will be discussed at the meeting of US and ASEAN foreign ministers to be held in Cambodia.

  • In Kyauktada Township of the Yangon area, a bomb exploded near the entrance to the municipal department. Apparently, three ambulances arrived on the scene.

  • In Hleku township, Aung Kant Min, army captain of the Ka-Ma-Ya (709) junta who withdrew the salaries of junta soldiers in their unit, was shot dead. Apparently, the money worth more than MMK 200 lakh was taken away by the gunmen and the junta soldiers did not receive their salaries.

  • On Saturday afternoon, an alliance of the Shwebo Defense Force confiscated a fuel oil truck from Denko, one of the pillars of the military junta.

  • In Myinmu township of Sagaing region, a car with junta police and Pyusawti was attacked with mines by local PDFs at 9:15 a.m. Saturday. According to reports, 4 members of the junta’s armed forces died.

  • In Butalin township, the junta administrator of Kawegyin village, his wife and one of their security guards were shot dead.

  • According to the Salingyi Township Information and Communication Team, they will conduct a raindrop campaign to raise funds for the rehabilitation of local villages that were burned down by the junta’s armed forces.

  • As part of a 506-day protest, a combined rally from Salingyi North and Yinmabin East marched against the military dictatorship on Saturday.

  • In Hpakant township, Kachin state, a rally of the Lonekhine group marched on Saturday for the fall of the military dictatorship.

  • In Bago, anti-junta protesters tried to paint the words “Only justice will win” on the road. But for security reasons, they couldn’t finish it.

  • In Naungcho and Pyin Oo Lwin townships, Mandalay PDFs attacked the junta army which was invading the areas. According to reports, a large number of junta soldiers died and many more fled in fear.

  • In Myingyan township of Mandalay region, Kyaw Zin Tun, the second sergeant serving as the junta administrator’s bodyguard in Sanpya village, was shot dead by Natoegyi PDF on Friday. Two guns and bullets were reportedly confiscated.

  • In Phyapone, Ayeyarwaddy region, a bomb exploded near the guesthouse of the junta’s general administration department at around 11:00 a.m. Saturday.

  • In Myanaung Township, a village administrator organized gambling events by bribing MMK 200,000 daily to the township police officer.

Ethnic armed organizations

  • In Tantalan Township, Chin State, the first-ever provisional examination was successfully held by the Provisional Department of Public Education in the areas controlled by the Chin National Front and the Chin Defense Force. More than 7,000 students are said to have participated.

  • In Banmauk township of Sagaing region, a combined force of Kachin Independence Army-KIA and local PDFs attacked the junta army which was invading the area around 11:00 a.m. Friday.

  • In Chin State, renovation has started for Thee Myit Bridge between Hakha and Tantalan. According to some reports, military tension has intensified there between the junta army and the local CDF.

The Military Council

  • The junta’s propaganda chief Zaw Min Tun said that although they have enough foreign exchange reserves, they were careful with selling dollars only for the fuel oil and edible oil sectors.

  • Junta leader Min Aung Hlaing said the rule of law had improved from that of 2021 and the country had become peaceful.

  • According to junta propaganda chief Zaw Min Tun, the junta’s emergency period would end in July and be extended for another 6 months when the National Defense and Security Council meets.

  • According to the YUPT junta, the fare has been doubled for some YBS buses.

  • Junta leader Min Aung Hlaing said the international community was trying to isolate Myanmar.

  • The junta leader reiterated that due to the political instability based on the outcome of the 2020 elections, the army must assume its responsibilities in accordance with the Constitution.

Summary July 30

  • The international community has exerted more pressure on the military junta for its unlawful execution of democracy activists. On the other hand, the dictators lied in public that they had to take responsibility because of the outcome of the 2020 elections. In fact, the country is thrown into chaos because of their coup.

  • Throughout the country, the public opposed the military junta in various sectors, especially after the junta executed four political prisoners.

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