CASS Weekly Update 7 – 20 October 2021

The release of detainees by the Tatmadaw’s State Administration Council (SAC) drew attention across Myanmar, despite the worsening crises of conflict, displacement, and COVID-19. On 18 October, the SAC announced the mass amnesty and release of 5,636 prisoners and detainees that the military council had jailed since the February coup.

CASS Weekly Update 30 September – 6 October 2021

On 4 October, the spokesperson of the United League of Arakan/Arakan Army (ULA/AA), Khaing Thu Kha told local media that the Tatmadaw has been inappropriately summoning ward and village administrators for questioning about ULA/AA’s administrative and judicial activities, a move that the spokesperson warns could undermine trust, rule of law, peace and regional stability in Rakhine State.