Burma—Shadow Government Establishes Armed Force 

Irrawaddy | 05/06/2021

Burma's democratically elected government, which was ousted in a Feb. 1 military coup, says it has created an armed force to fight the junta, reports the Irrawaddy (Burma). On Wednesday, the National Unity Government (NUG) announced the formation of the People's Defense Force, saying it had a responsibility to end the military regime's violence against the people of Burma and 70 years of civil war. The NUG a called for the transformation of the Burmese security sector and the establishment...

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