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Freedom fighters: A file photo of members of the People’s Defence Forces who became guerillas in Myanmar. — Reuters

THE defence chief of the shadow government has called for international help to arm its resistance forces fighting the ruling military, requesting support similar to that being given to Ukrainians battling invading Russian troops.

The people of Ukraine and Myanmar’s pro-democracy militias are all fighting for freedom and giving their lives, but those taking on Myanmar’s well-equipped army need more than international solidarity, said Yee Mon, the National Unity Government’s (NUG) defence minister.

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