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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The filing of cases against Myanmar and its leaders in The Hague and Argentina for their role in the Rohingya crisis will increase the pressure on Nay Pyi Taw. In the first of a two-part series, we explain how these cases emerged, what challenges they face and how Myanmar is likely to respond.