Prominent Rakhine residents and ordinary citizens in the western state are riled up over statements about the Arakan Army.
The attacks by the Arakan Army on the country's Independence Day are the latest act of violence to hit the restive state.
KNU criticism comes as fighting involving different ethnic armies displaces hundreds in remote corners of the country.
The group is the second small batch of Rohingya Muslims expelled by India since October 2018.
The Arakan Army denies it carried out a failed mine attack on the Rakhine chief minister’s convoy.
A Catholic priest in the Southeast Asian country cites a ‘lack of knowledge’ about handling the issue.
China is acting out of self-interest in the name of the country’s Belt and Road Initiative, one party chairman says.
The move comes after the armed forces said it will take legal action against news outlets that fail to confirm information.
They say that chemical waste from the operations has polluted water resources, killed livestock, and damaged farmland.
They say government soldiers are questioning residents accused of supporting the rebel Arakan Army.
Fruit farmers and seafood exporters say they have lost significant amounts of money because of the closure.
The armed forces will also relinquish control of the General Administration Department, the country’s ‘administrative backbone.’
Unilateral move by the army wins guarded welcome in the country's north and northeast regions, but does not cover Rakhine state, where fighting still rages.
Ethnic Rakhine locals believe that Rohingya Muslims are carrying out attacks on individuals.
A political party representing Kamans, a Muslim ethnic minority, complained of widespread errors.
The social media giant cites misrepresentation as the reason for the take-downs.
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