The embassy did not say how long the US citizen had been detained or whether they had been charged by junta authorities.
The man was detained while traveling in Rakhine State and allegedly found to have sent Facebook messages to the PDF, which has been outlawed as a terrorist group.
Military loyalist U Thein Soe’s report also disregards the fact that his commission violated the law and the Constitution by annulling the result of the 2020 election.
A client of the Norwegian firm’s Myanmar subsidiary says its planned sale to a junta-linked firm will violate his rights under Norway’s data protection law.
Also this week, the junta followed one of its worst atrocities by claiming it was the victim of war crimes.