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Posts Tagged ‘Altsean-Burma’ (107 found)

Week 20: 2010 Election Watch (20-26 July)

Developments

  • The Union Solidarity and Development Party gave the Unity and Democracy Party of Kachin State 50 million kyat (US$52,814) as a start-up election fund […]

July 28, 2010  •  By Altsean-Burma  •  Tags: , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Week 19: 2010 Election Watch (13-19 July)

Developments

  • The SPDC granted permission for the pro-junta Union Solidarity and Development Association (USDA) to dissolve. All USDA assets have been transferred to the Union Solidarity and Development Party, led by SPDC PM Thein Sein […]
July 21, 2010  •  By Altsean-Burma  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Week 18: 2010 Election Watch (6-12 July)

Developments

Week 17: 2010 Election Watch (29 June-5 July)

Developments

  • The Difference and Peace Party said that it may decide not to compete in the elections because of the SPDC Censorship Board’s media restrictions […]
July 7, 2010  •  By Altsean-Burma  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Week 16: 2010 Election Watch (22-28 June)

Developments

  • The SPDC Election Commission issued Directive 2/2010, which imposes severe restrictions on the political parties’ freedom of expression, assembly, and movement […]
June 30, 2010  •  By Altsean-Burma  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Week 15: 2010 Election Watch (15-21 June)

Developments

  • Political parties continued to voice concerns over the prohibitive costs imposed by the SPDC election laws. The Union Democratic Party released a statement that urged the SPDC to subsidize the 500,000 kyat (US$500) candidate registration fee, saying such a high fee prevents candidates from standing for election. In addition, the Union Democratic Party and the Democratic Party (Myanmar) said they could not publish election-related material because of financial constraints […]
June 23, 2010  •  By Altsean-Burma  •  Tags: ,  •  Read more ➤

Week 14: 2010 Election Watch (8-14 June)

Developments

Week 13: 2010 Election Watch (1-7 June)

Developments

  • On 6 June, the deadline passed for new parties to file registration papers to participate in the elections. Before the deadline, a total of 42 parties – 37 new parties and five existing parties – had filed registration applications […]
June 8, 2010  •  By Altsean-Burma  •  Tags: , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Week 12: 2010 Election Watch (25-31 May)

Developments

Spreading laughter: Women Burma Activists Launch Joke Campaign

Alternative Asean Network on Burma’s (Altsean-Burma) women interns will launch a campaign of jokes to raise awareness about the unfair election that will be held by the Burma’s military junta later this year […]

May 27, 2010  •  By Altsean-Burma Interns  •  Tags: ,  •  Read more ➤