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The National Unity Government (NUG) released a statement.

The National Unity Government (NUG) released a statement regarding the situation in Myanmar, as the international community, more effective and practical military, political, economic, and diplomatic assistance, encouraging people to help each other for Myanmar’s Spring Revolution




On September 20, the National Unity Government released a statement on the situation in Myanmar. In the statement, the entire public is fighting back against the terrorist military group that is trying to seize power by force in Myanmar with various means, and it is stated that they are marching in the direction of the federal democratic agreement stipulates "We will ensure freedom, justice, equality and build a peaceful federal democratic union."

After plotting a coup d'état, many elected public leaders and activists, including the president, and the State Counselor, have been arrested and imprisoned for no reason. Additionally, It has been reported that the people who peacefully protested against the military coup and the dictatorship were brutally killed, and many violent acts such as arrest, torture, and imprisonment are being committed in all kinds of inhumane ways.

The terrorist military council's inhumane acts of violence include shooting and killing protesters with snipers aimed at their heads. In the protesting public, they were not only arrested but also killed and injured. Protest leaders were arrested at night and tortured throughout the night, and the body was returned to the family in the morning. Some of the corpses were left on the side of the road.

In the two and a half years from February 1, 2021, to mid-August 2023, more than 24,000 people were forcibly arrested, currently, 19,460 people were arrested, 4,079 people were forcibly killed and 146 people were sentenced to death by the terrorist military group in Myanmar.

Additionally, It is reported that the coup d'état group has been committing various acts of violence against civilians in various parts of the country. Looting people's housing and property, aerial bombardment, killing people for no reason, torturing, columns are used as human shields, cutting in food, medicine, news, and communication. Reportedly, since the people’s defense until now, more than 75,000 houses have been destroyed, 4,552 civilians have died, 3,926 civilians were injured by the terrorist military group and more than 1.9 million people have fled their homes.

NUG said that the coup military group has been deliberately targeting towns and villages where civilians live as military targets and has been carrying out many aerial attacks. There have been 1,261 airstrikes, and 1,080 homes have been destroyed, 541 civilians died, 433 civilians were injured, 607 civilians' deaths, 651 civilians were injured, 39 schools, 22 hospitals, and 54 religious buildings were damaged by such airstrikes. It has been pointed out that the terrorist military group is making many acts of terrorism against the public are being deliberately committed without any respect for the 5 Points Consensus of the ASEAN group that the coup military group agreed to attend, and the UN Security Council Resolution No. 2669 etc.

Currently, the entire population of Myanmar is facing a variety of social disasters, and about one-third of the population of Myanmar needs emergency humanitarian assistance due to the terrorist activities of the coup d'état group. It has been reported that the aid is not reaching the people who need it, but is being managed arbitrarily by the regime, and many of the international family's assistance is being hindered.

Reportedly, the National Unity Government has strongly condemned the terrorist group that is interfering with the coup d'état for violent war crimes, committing many crimes against humanity, and destroying international humanitarian aid for the Myanmar people.

The National Unity Government has established the "People's Defense Army" (PDF) following the will of the people to fight against the terrorist group and is conducting a fair defense. It is said that the National Unity Government is working together with the people to make the PDF with a strong chain of command and a strong code of conduct. It has been stated that all organizations and responsible individuals under the command of the National Unity Government, including the PDF, are against violence and they will not engage in bullying at all and strongly condemn any of the above acts of terrorism.



The PDF has established a "public security" department (or person in charge) at every level, from the military headquarters level to the battalion/squadron level, and it has been stated that the aim is to minimize harm to civilians in all military operations of the Tatmadaw. Additionally, it has been informed that organizations under the command and control of the National Unity Government, including PDF Tatmadaw, provide disaster safety measures for the public and the necessary planning measures are being put in place to protect against the threat of the military group's air attack and heavy weapons.

All forces involved in the armed struggle in the People's Spring Revolution, including the PDF Tatmadaw, adhere to the International Humanitarian Law. And it is taking strict action to fully comply with the ethical standards set by the Geneva Convention. It is said that the Zero Tolerance Policy is applied, which effectively punishes those who violate these ethical standards.

It is stated that the National Unity Government will systematically develop the civil justice system in the areas under its jurisdiction and the Ministry of Defense and PDF Tatmadaw are developing a step-by-step military justice system and are working towards the rule of law. It is stated that the National Unity Government will continue to do its best to work with the people to overthrow the coup d'état military group that has been committing various acts of violence against the public as soon as possible.

In the statement, the National Unity Government also urged the international community to provide support, assistance, and more effective and practical military, political, economic, and diplomatic assistance, encouraging people to help each other for Myanmar’s Spring Revolution.


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