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Myanmar Lays Terrorism Charges On Five Rakhines Over Alleged Ties to Arakan Army

Five ethnic Rakhine villagers, including a schoolteacher, arrested last week have been charged under Myanmar’s Counter-Terrorism Law and were remanded in custody Tuesday at Buthidaung Township Court in war-ravaged Rakhine state, a military spokesman said. Primary school teacher Naing Aung Htun, village administrator San Maung, and three others from Buthidaung’s Kyaukyan village were arrested by a government military regiment on Aug. 9. Myanmar military spokesman Brigadier General Zaw Min Tun said they are being charged under the 2014 law because of credible evidence pointing to connections with the Arakan Army (AA), an ethnic Rakhine military that is fighting government forces in a quest for greater autonomy in Rakhine state and has widespread support from locals.....................

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