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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Security forces were woefully unprepared for the October 9 attacks in northern Rakhine State, while a week later communities are in lockdown and the government has backpedalled on its earlier statements.