As of 31 Oct, there were at least 27,234 armed clashes and attacks against civilians since 1 Feb 2021. As of 23 Oct, there were at least 1,659,600 displaced people since 1 Feb 2021. Junta troops continued their violent crimes.
Operation 1027: Resistance Alliance catches junta off guard, takes control of border towns, bases in N. Shan State.
Junta kills 29 Kachin IDPs in midnight air and artillery strike.
US adds to sanctions on junta banks by sanctioning Myanmar Oil and Gas Enterprise (MOGE), but fails to ban its trade with US nationals, freeze US assets.
ASEAN Chair Indonesia silent after state-owned companies exposed in junta weapons trade.
China, Russia, and India at junta’s NCA anniversary, but key signatories boycott.
Junta sends delegation to Teknaf to move forward forced repatriation of Rohingya refugees.
Junta’s Digital Coup: 2nd in online repression, 1,300 users arrested, and a looming surveillance data hoard.
Junta cancels passports in brazen act of transnational repression.
Friendless Min Aung Hlaing turned away from BRI and BIMSTEC gatherings.
Chin refugees invoke Filipino universal jurisdiction against junta.
Joint KNLA-PDF Forces overwhelm junta troops in Kawkareik attack.
ILO report gathers evidence of junta’s forced labor practices and union busting.
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