Burma—Pro-Junta Militias Step Up Campaign Against Pro-Democracy Activists

Radio Free Asia | 05/13/2022

There are a growing number of pro-junta militias in Burma seeking to silence pro-democracy activists and anti-junta groups, reports Radio Free Asia. In late April, eight members of the National League for Democracy (NLD), which was overthrown by the Burmese military last year, were found brutally murdered in Mandalay with badges or cards on their bodies with the insignia of the Thway Thauk, or “Blood Comrades,” militia. Since, similar groups have emerged in the Bago, Tanintharyi...

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