CASS Weekly Update 5 – 18 August 2021

During a meeting on 5 August between the Rakhine State Administration Council (RSAC) and the Tatmadaw’s Western Commander Major Htin Latt Oo, it was decided to conduct patrols and guest list inspections across the state for the purpose of “state security and responding to the outbreak of COVID-19”.

CASS Weekly Update 29 July – 4 August 2021

On 1 August, six months after seizing power in an illegal 1 February coup, the Tatmadaw’s State Administration Council (SAC) announced the formation of a ‘provisional’ or ‘caretaker’ government, with Tatmadaw leader Min Aung Hlaing at the helm as Prime Minister (a position not even provided for in the 2008 constitution).