The Arakan Army reported clashing with Burmese government forces in Arakan State on Thursday morning.
The move came soon after Union Day on 12 February when the NMSP held an armed parade despite objections from local Burmese authorities.
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Police in Kachin State’s capital Myitkyina on Thursday morning cordoned off the Manaw festival grounds, where the Kachin National Conference was being held.
The military has ended a clearance operation in Burma’s troubled Arakan State, government officials said, ending a four-month sweep that the United Nations said may amount to crimes against humanity…