Myanmar: Seven resistance members arrested for Yangon assassinations

The Myanmar military regime reported on Sunday that it had arrested seven men it said were members of the People’s Defense Force (PDF) in Yangon’s Hlaing Township who were involved in the assassinations of 15 junta-linked individuals including veterans and Read More …

Myanmar: On the frontline with the rebel army fighting brutal junta

With a loaded cartridge holder strapped to her back and a shotgun gripped tightly in her hands, Rose Lalhmanhaih looks far older than her 17 years. Just two years ago, she was studying at school; now she is a rebel Read More …

Myanmar: Eight killed in Yangon prison bomb explosions

At least two bombs exploded outside a prison in Myanmar’s commercial hub Yangon on Wednesday, killing eight people and wounding 18. The Southeast Asian country has been in turmoil since a military coup that ousted Aung San Suu Kyi’s civilian Read More …

Bombing rocks Thai-Myanmar Friendship Bridge in Mae Sot

Two bombs exploded near the first Thai-Myanmar Friendship Bridge just over the border from Mae Sot district, Tak on Saturday night. The first bomb detonated at the Myawaddy-Mae Sot border checkpoint at 7.20pm, causing damage to one car. The second Read More …

Rohingya Teen Killed in Land Mine Blast on Myanmar-Bangladesh Border

A Rohingya teenager was killed and another man injured when a land mine exploded on the Myanmar-Bangladesh border adjacent to Bandarban district, Bangladesh on Sunday morning, officials said Monday. The victim, Omor Farok, 17, was a resident of Konarpara Rohingya Read More …

Myanmar junta forces destroy resistance base in Magway

A base run by a local resistance group operating in Magway Region’s Pakkoku Township was overrun by regime forces on Tuesday, according to a spokesperson for the group. Around 250 junta troops swarmed the base, located on the western bank Read More …

Burmese mine action officials to get trained with CMAC

Burmese mine action officials from the Humanity & Inclusion Organisation have been attending a special training course conducted by the Cambodian Mine Action Centre (CMAC). The ten-member team paid at courtesy call on Heng Ratana, Director General of the CMAC Read More …