Pro-military Facebook accounts are seeking to drive a wedge between ethnic armed groups and civilian resistance with disinformation, but are struggling to break the unity of the anti-coup opposition.
Security forces are increasingly arresting the family members of activists who are on the run – effectively holding them hostage without charge.
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An election marred by controversy over voting procedures has seen incumbents hold on to 38 of the 58 central executive committee positions on the Union of Myanmar Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry, the nation’s peak industry body.