Military Council casualties in fighting in KNU territory : Myanmar Military Council casualties in fighting in KNU territory : Myanmar

Military Council casualties in fighting in KNU territory : Myanmar

Military Council casualties in fighting in KNU territory : Myanmar  In the area controlled by the Karen National Union (KNU), there were more than 16,000 battles in the four months from January 2023 to the end of April, and KNU announced that the military council had killed most of them.  According to KNU's statement today, more than 1700 people, including four battalion commanders and five deputy battalion commanders, were killed on the side of the military council. The KNU side said that 59 people were killed and nearly 200 were injured.  The Military Council has not released any information about the fighting in the KNU-controlled area. RFA has not yet been able to ask the military council how many people died.  In that area, the Military Council and the Border Guard Force (BGF) on the one hand, the Karen National Liberation Army (KNLA) under KNU, Karen National Defense Force KNDO and PDF joint forces are fighting each other fiercely.  The military activities of the military council troops and the BGF troops; According to the KNU statement, more than 400,000 war refugees are fleeing after the coup due to human rights violations.  There is not enough monthly food support for war victims, not enough shelter for accommodation, He said there is a shortage of medicine and humanitarian aid is needed.          EU members request additional sanctions against the military : European Union  The European Union (EU) member countries have once again requested to impose additional sanctions against the Myanmar military council.  Myanmar, Belarus The resolution on respecting the human rights of the three Algerian countries was unanimously approved in the European Parliament today.  In that decision, additional sanctions were added to the military council and its related businesses.  Air strikes targeting civilians To fight terrorism, They have also called for the return of power to the civilian government.  He also strongly condemned the illegal rule of the military council, called for the release of all political prisoners as soon as possible, and called for the revocation of the dissolution of political parties.  International private companies are also encouraged to respect human rights and protect workers' rights when working with Myanmar.  The MPs also called for a significant increase in humanitarian aid for Myanmar's refugees, including the Rohingya.  454 supporters of Myanmar's resolution on human rights in the European Parliament. It was approved with five dissenters and 39 abstentions.      The ASEAN chairman said that the violence must stop immediately and the people must be protected : ASEAN Summit  Human rights violations cannot be tolerated in Myanmar, which is ruled by the military. Indonesian President Joko Widodo, the chairman of ASEAN, said today that the violence must stop immediately and protect the people.  He said this at the second day of the ASEAN Summit held in Luban Bajo, Indonesia.  He said that Indonesia is ready to discuss with any relevant group to achieve peace in Myanmar. Dialogue means support, Or not recognized, he added.  In addition, President Joko Widodo said that the Burmese Military Council did not implement the five common agreements agreed upon with ASEAN two years ago.  “Frankly, there has not been much progress in the implementation of the five common agreements. Therefore, we need the unity of all ASEAN members to decide on the next steps," said President Joko Widodo.  ASEAN Secretary General Dr. Kook Kim Hwan also said that in order to stop the violence, providing humanitarian assistance and discussion among all relevant groups are the basic activities for the military council engagement.  "The ASEAN side has a strong desire to help Myanmar. But it's not easy, It is fundamental to stop the violence," he told Reuters on the sidelines of the conference.  There are differences of opinion among ASEAN member countries on how to deal with the Myanmar problem.  Meanwhile, "ASEAN member countries take the Myanmar crisis seriously. But we need to act together as a great power," Malaysian Foreign Minister Zambri Abdul Kadira told Reuters.  All ASEAN members want to find a solution that will bring peace to Myanmar. And that peace must be sustainable, he said.         North Korea officially names Kim Jong-un as 'Father' : Source  It is known that North Korea officially named Kim Jong-un as  ' Father ' for learning steel for working youth this month . Insider news from North Korea Reporter Kim Ji-eun reports .    It is known that the North Korean authorities have formalized the image of the people's 'father' that they had attached to Kim Il-sung and Kim Jong-il in the past to Kim Jong-un . In response, some young people point out that forcing peers to use the title of father is excessive idolization .    A resident source in North Hamgyong Province  said on  the  7th  , “ Reference materials for learning  classes following the respected father Marshal Kim Jong-un have been distributed to young people these days.  ” This is the first time that it has been made official, ” he told Radio Free Asia .  “ Until now, the authorities  have been propagating through newspapers , TV and broadcasting that the hearts of the people who adore and follow  the general secretary are like the affection of blood and kin following their father, ” he said .  Officially announced ” is the explanation of the source .  In North Korea, young workers ,  that is, young people,  are up to the age of 35 . Students who systematically joined  the Socialist and Patriotic Youth League ( Sarocheong ) at the age of 14 , graduated from high school at the age of 17 and  went out into society  . Belonging to the Federation of Agricultural Workers ( Farmers ) .  The source said  , " According to this month's study program,  young people between  the ages of 34 and 35 now have to call the general secretary ( Kim Jong-un ) , who is  estimated to be 38 years old, their father. " was systematically forced to do so ” .  The source also  added, “ The reason why the general secretary  has appeared at various state events with his teenage daughter is probably a preparatory work to make himself the father of the people . ”  In this regard, a resident source in Yanggang Province also said,  “ Residents are shocked by the official naming of the general secretary as father in the materials of the study group for young people, ” and that  “ young people of their age are now in a position to call the general secretary as father . ” It was reported to Asian Broadcasting .  The source said  , “ Nowadays, wherever you go in cities and rural areas, all you hear is the sighs of the people suffering from hunger. ” “ Nevertheless,  the authorities praise Kim Jong-un as an outstanding and sophisticated leader , a peerless patriot who spread the dignity and power of the Republic, and named him Father. did, ” he pointed out .   The source also said  , “ The training for working youth  is divided into 1st quarter , 2nd quarter , 3rd quarter and 4th quarter, and  quarterly learning courses are distributed to each organization . ” It is a state of control without being able to see, hear, or speak anything other than lectures and lectures . ”  He continued  , “ As  the authorities are forcibly learning to call their peers  ( Kim Jong - un ) father , dissatisfaction among young people is rising . ” I introduced it by name, but he ( Kim Jong-un ) omitted all of it and forced idolization and deification blindly, ” he added .                President Yoon “Needs reform at the level of the 2nd Changgun Establishment of the Strategic Command” : South Korea  South Korean President Yoon Seok-yeol emphasized the need for military reform at the level of the second Changgun Army and reiterated his will to establish a Strategic Command . Reporter Han Do-hyung reports from Seoul .  South Korean President Yoon Seok-yeol presided over the first meeting of the Defense Innovation Committee at the Presidential Office in Yongsan, Seoul on the 9th .  At this meeting, President Yoon said, " It is necessary to make a major change to the level of the 2nd Changi Army to create a strong combat-type military that can win and give the public confidence . "  Regarding the goal of defense innovation, President Yoon said, “ A strong military that can fight and win by transforming into an efficient military structure that has overwhelming response capabilities to North Korea’s advancing nuclear and missile threats and conforms to changes in the internal and external strategic environment, and that does not dare to fight. It is to change the military ” , he emphasized .  “ To this end , it is necessary to reinforce the military 's active deterrence and response capabilities against North Korea's nuclear and missile threats , ” he said . We must faithfully secure anti-aircraft defense capability, ” he said .  At the same time, President Yoon reiterated the policy of establishing the Strategic Command, saying, “I am thinking of establishing a Strategic Command to strengthen the jointness of the 3rd Army, integrate and efficiently operate the distributed power capabilities of each service . ”  The establishment of the Strategic Command is included in the national agenda of the Yoon Seok-yeol administration, and the military plans to establish the Strategic Command next year at the earliest .  Earlier, on January 2 , the ' Nuclear and WMD ( Weapons of Mass Destruction ) Response Headquarters ' under the Joint Chiefs of Staff, which is the parent body of the Strategic Command, was established. ㆍIt seems that he will be in charge of the integrated command of space power and the establishment of related power generation plans .  In the midst of this, Park Jin-ho, a researcher at the Korea Institute for National Strategy, who participated in the discussion on the ' correspondence between North Korea's nuclear response and defense innovation ' held at the National Assembly that day, gave a presentation, saying , " North Korea's total production of highly enriched uranium by 2022 is estimated at 4.4 to 6.7 tons. “ The number of nuclear warheads that can be produced through this is from a minimum of 178 to a maximum of 447 , ” he claimed .  Research Fellow Park's estimate of North Korea's total production of highly enriched uranium is two to three times higher than the estimate (1.4 to 2.2 tons ) by American nuclear expert David Albright, director of the Institute for Science and International Security (ISIS) .  Research Fellow Park said , “ There is a significant gap between the North Korean nuclear threat level and South Korea’s readiness posture, and this gap is growing over time . ”  Regarding specific alternatives, Research Fellow Park said, “ Developing a precise targeting system for North Korea's nuclear and missile facilities is a task for the United States, which has about 5,600 satellites , Japan , which operates 207 satellites, and South Korea, which operates 32 satellites. We can achieve it if we work together . ”  He also said, “ In the North Korean regime, where the existence of an absolute being is strategically central, the threat to remove Kim Jong-un can achieve the greatest coercive effect . ” These are the words of Park Jin-ho, a researcher at the Korea Institute for National Strategy .  Park Jin-ho, Research Fellow, Korea Institute for National Strategy : North Korea has the ability to produce between a minimum of 178 and a maximum of 447 rounds ( nuclear warheads ). We believe that threats to remove Kim Jong-un, such as the previous beheading operation, can achieve the greatest coercive effect .  Another presenter, Park Moo-chun, a professor at the Graduate School of Political Science at Kookmin University, said, " If the Strategic Command is newly established, it will be possible to maximize consistency and integration by planning and executing all military operations against North Korea's nuclear weapons and missiles . "  Still, Professor Park said , “ The work can be excessively overloaded while carrying out missions such as attack, defense, and protection against North Korea’s nuclear weapons and missiles at the same time . ” We have to exert ourselves, ” he said .  Park Moo-chun, professor at the Graduate School of Political Science at Kookmin University : How do you make it possible to integrate the available means, including the actual Army, Navy and Air Force, at the time I want ? This means that the Strategic Command is operated in a way that can resolve this ( concern ).  Meanwhile, the Korea Institute for Defense Development ( KIDA) held a meeting in Dongdaemun-gu, Seoul on the 10th and announced the results of its research conducted by forming a task force for the past six months .  The task force of the Korea Institute for National Defense said that the existing kill chain focused on the time it was loaded on the mobile launcher (TEL) right before the missile launch, but in the future, it should be able to chase it from the tunnel or underground state, and that the surveillance and reconnaissance capability, which is completely dependent on the United States, should be strengthened quickly. revealed .  In response to the question of whether security cooperation with Japan is necessary, Director Kim Yun-tae of the Korea Institute for Defense Analyst, who was present at the meeting, replied, “ Japan has SIGINT assets , and the more information assets there are, the more accurate it becomes . ” We must also prepare for risks, ” he added .  At the trilateral meeting held in Phnom Penh, Cambodia in November last year, the leaders of the United States, Japan and South Korea agreed to share North Korean missile warning information in real time .

In the area controlled by the Karen National Union (KNU), there were more than 16,000 battles in the four months from January 2023 to the end of April, and KNU announced that the military council had killed most of them.

According to KNU's statement today, more than 1700 people, including four battalion commanders and five deputy battalion commanders, were killed on the side of the military council. The KNU side said that 59 people were killed and nearly 200 were injured.

The Military Council has not released any information about the fighting in the KNU-controlled area. RFA has not yet been able to ask the military council how many people died.

In that area, the Military Council and the Border Guard Force (BGF) on the one hand, the Karen National Liberation Army (KNLA) under KNU, Karen National Defense Force KNDO and PDF joint forces are fighting each other fiercely.

The military activities of the military council troops and the BGF troops; According to the KNU statement, more than 400,000 war refugees are fleeing after the coup due to human rights violations.

There is not enough monthly food support for war victims, not enough shelter for accommodation, He said there is a shortage of medicine and humanitarian aid is needed.


EU members request additional sanctions against the military : European Union

The European Union (EU) member countries have once again requested to impose additional sanctions against the Myanmar military council.

Myanmar, Belarus The resolution on respecting the human rights of the three Algerian countries was unanimously approved in the European Parliament today.

In that decision, additional sanctions were added to the military council and its related businesses.

Air strikes targeting civilians To fight terrorism, They have also called for the return of power to the civilian government.

He also strongly condemned the illegal rule of the military council, called for the release of all political prisoners as soon as possible, and called for the revocation of the dissolution of political parties.

International private companies are also encouraged to respect human rights and protect workers' rights when working with Myanmar.

The MPs also called for a significant increase in humanitarian aid for Myanmar's refugees, including the Rohingya.

454 supporters of Myanmar's resolution on human rights in the European Parliament. It was approved with five dissenters and 39 abstentions.


The ASEAN chairman said that the violence must stop immediately and the people must be protected : ASEAN Summit

Human rights violations cannot be tolerated in Myanmar, which is ruled by the military. Indonesian President Joko Widodo, the chairman of ASEAN, said today that the violence must stop immediately and protect the people.

He said this at the second day of the ASEAN Summit held in Luban Bajo, Indonesia.

He said that Indonesia is ready to discuss with any relevant group to achieve peace in Myanmar. Dialogue means support, Or not recognized, he added.

In addition, President Joko Widodo said that the Burmese Military Council did not implement the five common agreements agreed upon with ASEAN two years ago.

“Frankly, there has not been much progress in the implementation of the five common agreements. Therefore, we need the unity of all ASEAN members to decide on the next steps," said President Joko Widodo.

ASEAN Secretary General Dr. Kook Kim Hwan also said that in order to stop the violence, providing humanitarian assistance and discussion among all relevant groups are the basic activities for the military council engagement.

"The ASEAN side has a strong desire to help Myanmar. But it's not easy, It is fundamental to stop the violence," he told Reuters on the sidelines of the conference.

There are differences of opinion among ASEAN member countries on how to deal with the Myanmar problem.

Meanwhile, "ASEAN member countries take the Myanmar crisis seriously. But we need to act together as a great power," Malaysian Foreign Minister Zambri Abdul Kadira told Reuters.

All ASEAN members want to find a solution that will bring peace to Myanmar. And that peace must be sustainable, he said.


North Korea officially names Kim Jong-un as 'Father' : Source

Anchor : It is known that North Korea officially named Kim Jong-un as  ' Father ' for learning steel for working youth this month . Insider news from North Korea Reporter Kim Ji-eun reports .  

It is known that the North Korean authorities have formalized the image of the people's 'father' that they had attached to Kim Il-sung and Kim Jong-il in the past to Kim Jong-un . In response, some young people point out that forcing peers to use the title of father is excessive idolization .  

A resident source in North Hamgyong Province  said on  the  7th  , “ Reference materials for learning  classes following the respected father Marshal Kim Jong-un have been distributed to young people these days.  ” This is the first time that it has been made official, ” he told Radio Free Asia .

“ Until now, the authorities  have been propagating through newspapers , TV and broadcasting that the hearts of the people who adore and follow  the general secretary are like the affection of blood and kin following their father, ” he said .  Officially announced ” is the explanation of the source .

In North Korea, young workers ,  that is, young people,  are up to the age of 35 . Students who systematically joined  the Socialist and Patriotic Youth League ( Sarocheong ) at the age of 14 , graduated from high school at the age of 17 and  went out into society  . Belonging to the Federation of Agricultural Workers ( Farmers ) .

The source said  , " According to this month's study program,  young people between  the ages of 34 and 35 now have to call the general secretary ( Kim Jong-un ) , who is  estimated to be 38 years old, their father. " was systematically forced to do so ” .

The source also  added, “ The reason why the general secretary  has appeared at various state events with his teenage daughter is probably a preparatory work to make himself the father of the people . ”

In this regard, a resident source in Yanggang Province also said,  “ Residents are shocked by the official naming of the general secretary as father in the materials of the study group for young people, ” and that  “ young people of their age are now in a position to call the general secretary as father . ” It was reported to Asian Broadcasting .

The source said  , “ Nowadays, wherever you go in cities and rural areas, all you hear is the sighs of the people suffering from hunger. ” “ Nevertheless,  the authorities praise Kim Jong-un as an outstanding and sophisticated leader , a peerless patriot who spread the dignity and power of the Republic, and named him Father. did, ” he pointed out . 

The source also said  , “ The training for working youth  is divided into 1st quarter , 2nd quarter , 3rd quarter and 4th quarter, and  quarterly learning courses are distributed to each organization . ” It is a state of control without being able to see, hear, or speak anything other than lectures and lectures . ”

He continued  , “ As  the authorities are forcibly learning to call their peers  ( Kim Jong - un ) father , dissatisfaction among young people is rising . ” I introduced it by name, but he ( Kim Jong-un ) omitted all of it and forced idolization and deification blindly, ” he added .  


President Yoon “Needs reform at the level of the 2nd Changgun Establishment of the Strategic Command” : South Korea

South Korean President Yoon Seok-yeol emphasized the need for military reform at the level of the second Changgun Army and reiterated his will to establish a Strategic Command . Reporter Han Do-hyung reports from Seoul .

South Korean President Yoon Seok-yeol presided over the first meeting of the Defense Innovation Committee at the Presidential Office in Yongsan, Seoul on the 9th .

At this meeting, President Yoon said, " It is necessary to make a major change to the level of the 2nd Changi Army to create a strong combat-type military that can win and give the public confidence . "

Regarding the goal of defense innovation, President Yoon said, “ A strong military that can fight and win by transforming into an efficient military structure that has overwhelming response capabilities to North Korea’s advancing nuclear and missile threats and conforms to changes in the internal and external strategic environment, and that does not dare to fight. It is to change the military ” , he emphasized .

“ To this end , it is necessary to reinforce the military 's active deterrence and response capabilities against North Korea's nuclear and missile threats , ” he said . We must faithfully secure anti-aircraft defense capability, ” he said .

At the same time, President Yoon reiterated the policy of establishing the Strategic Command, saying, “I am thinking of establishing a Strategic Command to strengthen the jointness of the 3rd Army, integrate and efficiently operate the distributed power capabilities of each service . ”

The establishment of the Strategic Command is included in the national agenda of the Yoon Seok-yeol administration, and the military plans to establish the Strategic Command next year at the earliest .

Earlier, on January 2 , the ' Nuclear and WMD ( Weapons of Mass Destruction ) Response Headquarters ' under the Joint Chiefs of Staff, which is the parent body of the Strategic Command, was established. ㆍIt seems that he will be in charge of the integrated command of space power and the establishment of related power generation plans .

In the midst of this, Park Jin-ho, a researcher at the Korea Institute for National Strategy, who participated in the discussion on the ' correspondence between North Korea's nuclear response and defense innovation ' held at the National Assembly that day, gave a presentation, saying , " North Korea's total production of highly enriched uranium by 2022 is estimated at 4.4 to 6.7 tons. “ The number of nuclear warheads that can be produced through this is from a minimum of 178 to a maximum of 447 , ” he claimed .

Research Fellow Park's estimate of North Korea's total production of highly enriched uranium is two to three times higher than the estimate (1.4 to 2.2 tons ) by American nuclear expert David Albright, director of the Institute for Science and International Security (ISIS) .

Research Fellow Park said , “ There is a significant gap between the North Korean nuclear threat level and South Korea’s readiness posture, and this gap is growing over time . ”

Regarding specific alternatives, Research Fellow Park said, “ Developing a precise targeting system for North Korea's nuclear and missile facilities is a task for the United States, which has about 5,600 satellites , Japan , which operates 207 satellites, and South Korea, which operates 32 satellites. We can achieve it if we work together . ”

He also said, “ In the North Korean regime, where the existence of an absolute being is strategically central, the threat to remove Kim Jong-un can achieve the greatest coercive effect . ” These are the words of Park Jin-ho, a researcher at the Korea Institute for National Strategy .

Park Jin-ho, Research Fellow, Korea Institute for National Strategy : North Korea has the ability to produce between a minimum of 178 and a maximum of 447 rounds ( nuclear warheads ). We believe that threats to remove Kim Jong-un, such as the previous beheading operation, can achieve the greatest coercive effect .

Another presenter, Park Moo-chun, a professor at the Graduate School of Political Science at Kookmin University, said, " If the Strategic Command is newly established, it will be possible to maximize consistency and integration by planning and executing all military operations against North Korea's nuclear weapons and missiles . "

Still, Professor Park said , “ The work can be excessively overloaded while carrying out missions such as attack, defense, and protection against North Korea’s nuclear weapons and missiles at the same time . ” We have to exert ourselves, ” he said .

Park Moo-chun, professor at the Graduate School of Political Science at Kookmin University : How do you make it possible to integrate the available means, including the actual Army, Navy and Air Force, at the time I want ? This means that the Strategic Command is operated in a way that can resolve this ( concern ).

Meanwhile, the Korea Institute for Defense Development ( KIDA) held a meeting in Dongdaemun-gu, Seoul on the 10th and announced the results of its research conducted by forming a task force for the past six months .

The task force of the Korea Institute for National Defense said that the existing kill chain focused on the time it was loaded on the mobile launcher (TEL) right before the missile launch, but in the future, it should be able to chase it from the tunnel or underground state, and that the surveillance and reconnaissance capability, which is completely dependent on the United States, should be strengthened quickly. revealed .

In response to the question of whether security cooperation with Japan is necessary, Director Kim Yun-tae of the Korea Institute for Defense Analyst, who was present at the meeting, replied, “ Japan has SIGINT assets , and the more information assets there are, the more accurate it becomes . ” We must also prepare for risks, ” he added .

At the trilateral meeting held in Phnom Penh, Cambodia in November last year, the leaders of the United States, Japan and South Korea agreed to share North Korean missile warning information in real time .
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