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Posts Tagged ‘Altsean-Burma’ (107 found)

Week 11: 2010 Election Watch (18-24 May)

Developments

Week 10: 2010 Election Watch (11-17 May)

Developments

Week 9: 2010 Election Watch (4-10 May)

Developments

Week 8: 2010 Election Watch (27 April – 3 May)

Developments

  • The Union Solidarity and Development Party headed by SPDC PM Thein Sein filed registration papers to participate in the upcoming elections after Thein Sein and over 20 other SPDC ministers, deputy ministers, and other officials resigned their military posts on 26 April […]
  • May 4, 2010  •  By Altsean-Burma  •  Tags: ,  •  Read more ➤

Week 7: 2010 Election Watch (20 – 26 April)

Developments

  • The Chin National League for Democracy said it would not participate in the upcoming elections because the SPDC was dishonest.
  • Three new political parties and one existing political party filed registration papers to participate in the upcoming elections […]
    April 28, 2010  •  By Altsean-Burma  •  Tags: ,  •  Read more ➤

SPDC Election Laws Set the Stage for Sham Elections

[…] The following paper gives a concrete update since the last report ALTSEAN published on the electoral process in Burma. It also explains how the regime is preparing itself for the day after the elections which are organized with only one aim: to ensure that the country will remain still hostage of the military for many more years to come […]

April 26, 2010  •  By Altsean-Burma, International Federation for Human Rights  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

The SPDC’s crimes continue in 2010

A UNSC Commission of Inquiry is needed to protect Burma’s people

In January to March 2010, the SPDC continued to perpetrate crimes against humanity and war crimes with total impunity, highlighting the urgent need for a UN Security Council-mandated Commission of Inquiry into crimes against humanity and war crimes in Burma […]

April 21, 2010  •  By Altsean-Burma  •  Tags: ,  •  Read more ➤

Weeks 5 and 6: 2010 Elections Watch (6-19 April)

Developments

  • The impact of the NLD’s decision to boycott the elections on public confidence in the polls continued to be felt. In a survey involving 520 people in Rangoon, 252 (48%) responded that they do not intend to vote in the election if the NLD does not contest it. […]
  • April 21, 2010  •  By Altsean-Burma  •  Tags: ,  •  Read more ➤

Week 4: 2010 Elections Watch (30 March-5 April)

Developments

  • Two members of the SPDC Election Commission are on the EU blacklist: 1) Deputy Supreme Court Judge Thein Soe, who serves as the Elections Commission Chairman; and 2) Supreme Court Judge Tin Aung Aye. On 31 March, the Election Commission held its fourth meeting in Naypyidaw. State-run newspaper New Light of Myanmar reported on the meeting but did not disclose details on what the Commission discussed. […]
  • April 7, 2010  •  By Altsean-Burma  •  Tags: ,  •  Read more ➤

Week 3: 2010 Elections Watch (23-29 March)

Developments The NLD announced it would not register as a political party to contest the upcoming elections. NLD spokesman Nyan Win said the party decided not to register because the SPDC election laws were “unfair and unjust.” Burma’s Supreme Court refused to accept the NLD’s legal challenge to the SPDC election laws saying it did […]

March 31, 2010  •  By Altsean-Burma  •  Tags: ,  •  Read more ➤