Myanmar’s military has cited the shadow as a terrorist group Human Rights Issues
The group including the ousted legislators formed a ‘National Unity Government’ to oppose the military government.
Myanmar military authorities have described a group of ousted lawmakers as “terrorists” and blamed them for bombings, arson and killings, state-run journalists said on Saturday.
Since the overthrow of the military on February 1, the arrest and ousting of civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi has sparked nationwide protests against the return of democracy.
A bomb blast is reported daily and ground troops are being held to deal with the military while anti-military protests have been held throughout Southeast Asia and protests by protesters have disrupted the economy.
The National Unity Government (NUG), which operates in secret and describes the military as a “terrorist group”, announced this week to launch it. Public Safety to protect his allies from the atrocities perpetrated by the military government.
Myanmar state television MRTV has announced that NUG, the dismissed committee of the CRPH, and the new group will all be covered by the anti-terrorism law.
“Their actions have brought a lot of terrorism into many areas,” the statement said.
“There were bombs, fires, killings and threats to disrupt the federal government,” the statement said.
Meanwhile, protesters against their government met again with the military government across the country on Saturday.
At least 774 people have been killed by security forces and 3,778 are in prison, according to the Assistance Association for Political Prisoners.
The military has denied the allegations and said at least 20 percent of security forces have been killed in protests.
Fighting has broken out again in Myanmar with militants who have been fighting for years, some of them supporting the protesters. State television reported that the army had advanced to fight the Kachin Independence Army in northern Myanmar, but that no independence had been taken.
In western Myanmar, a newly formed Chinland security forces seized a military camp. The military did not comment on the report.
The military has defended its claim to power, saying it was a fraud in the November election, which Aung San Suu Kyi won.
Journalists who can follow them
The new names mean that anyone who speaks to the groups – including journalists – can be prosecuted for their crimes against terrorism.
The Arakan Army – a rebel group that clashed with the military in the Rakhine state war effort – carried out the operation last year, and a journalist who interviewed a senior representative was arrested.
He faced charges of “terrorism”, receiving sentences ranging from three years to life imprisonment.
When he was soon released, the use of anti-terrorism laws against journalists sparked fears that he would be surrounded by journalists in the country.
Many journalists were arrested in the aftermath of the attack, when the media closed down and various broadcasting licenses were removed from some television stations – putting the country in the dark.