U Shwe Mann’s party has grown rapidly thanks to the wealth and influence of its leaders, but their military backgrounds cast doubt on its claim.
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Myanmar's military chief and other top brass have been accused by Amnesty International of crimes against humanity for overseeing a "systematic" attack against Rohingya Muslims.
A man who campaigns against multi-level marketing has appeared in a Yangon court after being accused of criminal defamation over social media posts about the Successmore company’s executives and products.
The director of a new film about the Myanmar Army said he aims to document the life of soldiers, but critics say it is a piece of propaganda that seeks to glorify the Tatmadaw and could affect the peace process.