Aung San Suu Kyi party official killed in Myanmar’s Rakhine

The National League for Democracy's (NLD) Ye Thein had been held for weeks by the Arakan Army.


An official from Aung San Suu Kyi’s political party has been killed in Rakhine state after planning a show of support for the leader’s recent defence of Myanmar against genocide allegations at The Hague, according to a party spokesman.

The National League for Democracy’s (NLD) Ye Thein, party chairman in Buthidaung township, had been held for weeks by the Arakan Army, an armed group fighting for more autonomy for ethnic Rakhine Buddhists, the spokesman said on Thursday

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