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NEWS DESK A parallel government opposed to military rule in Myanmar announced on Tuesday it was forming its own police force, in its latest effort to hamper the junta’s efforts to govern after a coup last year, Reuters reports. The military has labelled its opponents “terrorists”, including the shadow National Unity Government (NUG), an alliance […]Continue Reading
Fighting broke out between Myanmar’s junta and the Arakan Army (AA) in Paletwa Township, Chin State, on Thursday, The Irrawaddy reports. The two sides clashed at the foot of Mt Suu Poke in northwest Paletwa with Light Infantry Battalion 289 providing artillery support, according to residents. “There is a junta outpost and AA troops are […]Continue Reading
Dozens of ethnic Rohingya refugees were dead or missing after a boat with about 90 people aboard, including children, capsized and sank in bad weather off the coast of Myanmar over the weekend, according to media reports, Reuters reports. More than 20 survivors were detained by authorities in Myanmar’s Ayeyarwady region, the US-funded Radio Free […]Continue Reading