Before you read on, watch this: a video from the base camp of the #OccupyWall Street protest that is now in its seventh day. It’s called “No One Can Predict the Moment of Revolution.” (The video was produced by Martyna†Starosta and her friend Iva)
|A Saturday Afternoon at the Wall St. Revolt|
|Saturday, 24 September 2011 10:17|
One Burmese soldier was killed and 7 were injured including a Major in the fighting with SSA/SSPP in Hsipaw Township, northern Shan State.
On 22 September at 1:30 pm a battle broke out between SSA/SSPP troops from battalion No. 725 under Brigade 36 led by Capt. Sai Yun and 50 Burmese soldiers from column 2 of LIB 506 led by Maj. Zaw Win Nai at Wan Pek village, Murng Tuen village tract, Hsipaw Township.
In the fighting, Burmese army lost one dead, Pte Hla Min Aung and others 7 wounded. They were identified as Maj. Zaw Win Nai, Lt. Aung Min Nai, Zaw Maung, company commander, Sgt. Nai Min. LCpl. Chit Soe, Lance Cpl. Win Myint Tun and Pte Aik Yean.
SSA/SSPP suffers nothing.
|Last Updated on Saturday, 24 September 2011 10:20|
|Friday, 23 September 2011 20:36|
On 18 September at 4 pm, Burmese soldiers from IB 144 based in Maw Tong village, Nam Kham village tract, Nam Kham Township shot Sai Jan Sean, 30 of Yan Aon village, Nam Kham village tract while he was returning by motorbike from visiting his sister at Nam Hton village.
He was shot during he was washing his feet under the Nam Hton bridge. His left arm and abdomen were wounded and he was taken to local hospital by Burmese soldiers. His family members were not allowed to visit him at the hospital. They were ordered to pay for the medical treatment of Sai Jan Sean and not to tell the case to others or Burmese soldier would not grant the life of Sai Jan Sean.
On 10 September at 2 pm, Burmese soldiers from LIB 504 which is active in the area of Hoya village tract, Murng Yai Township, northern Shan State robbed the properties of local villagers because they were starving and there have been no food supplies for them from their mother battalion headquarters.
The victims were:
1.Loon Zern and Pa La lost 5 Kg of rice, 2 bottles of cooking oil and 18,000 kyat in cash.
2.Nai Li lost 1 viss of chicken.
3.San Awn and Nang Yin lost 2 bottles of cooking oil and 2 chickens.
4.Sai Yun and Nang Li lost all of their kitchen items.
5. Sai Sein Swe and Nang Lon lost 2 chickens, ½ basket of rice and some clothes. taifreedom
23 September 2011
On 9 September, Brig Gen Than Tun Oo, Commander of Kengtung-based Triangle Region Command, and Brig Gen Buaxiang Champanand from the Lao People’s Army met to discuss ways and means to protect boats plying the Mekong between the two countries more effectively. (Khom Chad Leuk)
23 September 2011
4 passengers injured, one of whom who is a Shan seriously, when the cargo boat Wen Xing they had boarded was fired upon by two fast boats between Muong Mom and Ban Sampy, some 10 km north of the Golden Triangle. The attackers were believed to be members of the protection racket led by Naw Kham. The incident took place on 21 September. (ASTV Manger Online)