The National Unity Government’s plan to end discrimination against the Rohingya and replace the 1982 Citizenship Law could face opposition from among its own supporters – if the parallel government gets the chance to implement it.
A network of hardline, pro-military groups known as Pyusawhti is doing its best to spread terror among the population as it fights a dirty war against the democratic forces resisting the coup.
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Incoming members of the Myanmar Press Council want to introduce legal changes so it can do more to protect journalists and media freedom.
U Ye Htut, former minister for information and visiting senior fellow at the ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute, talks Rakhine with Frontier’s Thomas Kean.