World’s largest democracy sends mixed signals with its ambiguous stance on the military regime in Myanmar.
Rakhine groups call on Arakan National Party to resign from the State Administrative Council as anti-coup protests increase across the country.
Unclear laws and arbitrary language have allowed the government to suppress dissent, moving the march for human rights backwards.
The Irrawaddy discusses the issue with the executive director of the Myanmar Institute for Peace and Security in search of an answer.
In an unprecedented move, the NLD has followed its landslide victory with an overture for cooperation with ethnic political parties in the future.