A spate of clashes between resistance forces has led to calls for a conflict resolution mechanism, with some demanding immediate justice while others say it should wait until after the revolution.
Political prisoners across Myanmar have continued to express dissent from inside, often with violent consequences, as tensions simmer with prison officials.
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It’s been more than nine months since Rakhine State plunged into an even darker chapter, when attacks by the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army prompted a brutal army crackdown that has seen 700,000 people – overwhelmingly Muslims who identify as Rohingya – flee over the border into Bangladesh.
Zaykabar chairman U Khin Shwe has written to his powerful relative by marriage, who is close to the state counsellor and heads a high-level commission, to appeal the postponement of work on a big mixed-use project in Yangon.