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Posts Tagged ‘2010 Elections’ (301 found)

Burma’s 2010 Elections: A Comprehensive Report

A report released by the Burma Fund UN Office for the opening of Burma’s first Parliament, documents the widespread political repression and human rights abuses marring the electoral process in the country’s first elections in more than 20 years. It shows that none of the fundamental requirements for free and fair elections exist in Burma, and instead of heralding in positive change, the elections brought about a deepening of Burma’s human rights crisis […]

January 31, 2011  •  By The Burma Fund - UN Office  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Burma’s 2010 Elections: Devastating Fraud

Forum for Democracy in Burma has collected and documented election related violations, and explains in this report with 12 chapters to expose that the 2010 election were the election in which people of Burma were intimidated, threatened and […]

January 31, 2011  •  By Forum for Democracy in Burma  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

The Burma Fund UN Office Releases Comprehensive Election Report Documenting Widespread Political Repression and Human Rights Abuses

A report released by the Burma Fund UN Office for the opening of Burma’s first Parliament, documents the widespread political repression and human rights abuses marring the electoral process in the country’s first elections in more than 20 years. It shows that none of the fundamental requirements for free and fair elections exist in Burma, and instead of heralding in positive change, the elections brought about a deepening of Burma’s human rights crisis [..]

January 31, 2011  •  By The Burma Fund - UN Office  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

၂၀၁၀ ေရြးေကာက္ပြဲ၏ မသမာမႈမ်ားကို ေဖာ္ထုတ္စုစည္းတင္ျပထားသည့္ အစီရင္ခံစာဆိုင္ရာ သတင္းထုတ္ျပန္ခ်က္

၂၀၁၀ ေရြးေကာက္ပြဲ၏ မသမာမႈမ်ားကို ေဖာ္ထုတ္ဖြင့္ခ် စုစည္းတင္ျပထားေသာ အစီရင္ခံစာတေစာင္ကို “မတရားဆံုး မတရားမႈမ်ား” အမည္ျဖင့္ ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံဒီမိုကရက္တစ္အင္အားစုမ်ားမွ ယေန႕ေန႕စြဲျဖင့္ ထုတ္ျပန္လိုက္ပါသည္။
ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံဒီမိုကရက္တစ္အင္အားစုအေနျဖင့္ ေရြးေကာက္ပြဲအၾကိဳကာလအတြင္း နအဖစစ္အစိုးရႏွင့္ ေရြးေကာက္ပြဲေကာ္မရွင္တို႕၏ ညစ္ပတ္မႈမ်ားႏွင့္ မေလ်ာ္ဩဇာသံုးမႈမ်ားကိုလည္း ၂၀၁၀ ခုႏွစ္၊ ႏိုဝင္ဘာ (၁) ရက္ေန႕က “ေကာက္က်စ္မႈအဖံုဖံု ညစ္နည္းစံု” အမည္ျဖင့္ အစီရင္ခံစာတေစာင္ ထုတ္ျပန္ခဲ့ျပီးျဖစ္ပါသည္ […]

January 31, 2011  •  By Forum for Democracy in Burma  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

World Report 2011: Burma

Burma’s human rights situation remained dire in 2010, even after the country’s first multiparty elections in 20 years. The ruling State Peace and Development Council (SPDC) continued to systematically deny all basic freedoms to citizens and sharply constrained political participation. The rights of freedom of expression, association, assembly, and media remained severely curtailed. The government took no significant steps during the year to release more than 2,100 political prisoners being held, except for the November 13 release of Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi […]

January 26, 2011  •  By Human Rights Watch  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Burma Faces First-ever Review of Human Right Record at UN

Burma’s human rights record will come under scrutiny at the United Nations in the country’s first Universal Periodic Review (UPR) on 27 January […]

January 21, 2011  •  By Christian Solidarity Worldwide  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Widespread Systematically Prepared Advance Voting Determined Winners

This report was produced by Burma International News (BNI) and provides information and comprehensive analysis of Election Day and other related events […]

January 19, 2011  •  By Burma News International  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Election Report, 2010 Myanmar (Burma) – Pre-Election Observations

The report covers a general overview of the election, the UEC, how many political parties are eligible to run, population statistics and eligible voters, political parties contesting in each state and reagions, influential candidates, problems faced by some parties […]

January 19, 2011  •  By Burma News International  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Fraudulent Elections Undermine Citizen’s Electoral Rights

“There was intimidation and forced voting. People in the villages also said they were given presents and money. The Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP) told voters to vote for them at the polling station. The uneducated people were convinced by the USDP. We also realized that the USDP had many advance votes. The USDP conducted a census of elderly people and counted them all as advance votes. I do not think significant changes will occur after the election. This is just to change the name [of the government].”

A voter from Irrawaddy Division

Burma’s elections took place in a highly undemocratic and repressive environment governed by a countrywide entrenched climate of fear. This environment, coupled with a lack of voter secrecy, ensured that the regime and its allied parties were able to easily carry out electoral fraud on a widespread and systematic basis. Through the manipulation of advance votes, tampering of voter lists, vote buying, and illegal campaigning, the USDP was able to comfortably secure an overwhelming victory, despite the complete lack of genuine public support.

January 18, 2011  •  By Burma Partnership  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Welcoming 2011 with New Hope and Opportunities

At the dawn of 2011, Burma Partnership would like to wish you all a happy new year, reflect on the past year and move into the future with the conviction that strengthened collaboration can bring genuine change in Burma.

At the close of 2010, the SPDC held fraudulent and undemocratic elections, which have only served to perpetuate military rule and entrench ethnic inequality. Burma will soon see a military dominated parliament filled primarily with old, familiar faces. The junta-allied Union State and Development Party (USDP) achieved a fraudulent electoral “victory” claiming to have won 77% of the electoral seats; together with the 25% of parliamentary seats reserved for military appointees, the election results ensure that pro-democracy or ethnic voices will be silenced as the same old regime continues under a new name […]

January 10, 2011  •  By Burma Partnership  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤