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Posts Tagged ‘Election Laws’ (70 found)

Crowley Spearheads Introduction of Bipartisan bill to Renew Sanctions on Burma’s Military Regime

Today, a bi-partisan coalition of members of the U.S. House of Representatives, led by Congressman Joe Crowley, introduced legislation to renew sanctions on Burma’s military regime. The move comes two weeks after the European Union extended its own sanctions on Burma for another year. Following is the text of Congressman Crowley’s statement upon introduction. […]

May 11, 2010  •  By Congressman Joe Crowley  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

The Increasingly Unlevel Playing Field of the Junta’s Elections

On 7 May 2010, in accordance to the junta’s election laws, the National League for Democracy (NLD) ceased to exist as a legal political entity for its decision to abstain from the upcoming military elections. It is still unclear what steps will be taken against the NLD in regards to office closures or arrests. Already, there have been reports of a NLD member in Arakan State arrested and tortured, and another member attacked in Mon State at the order of the Union Solidarity and Development Association (USDA).[…]

May 10, 2010  •  By Burma Partnership  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Burma’s 2010 Elections: Implications of the New Constitution and Election Laws

A report that outlines the SPDC’s 2008 Constitution and the new Election Laws, as well as responses from inside Burma and internationally. Includes the Congress’ position on the elections and possible actions depending on the SPDC’s next steps.

May 10, 2010  •  By Congressional Research Service  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

Weekly Political Events Regarding the SPDC’s Election (015-2010)

The Network for Democracy and Development (NDD), a Burmese political organization based on the Thai-Burma border, is researching and distributing weekly reports summarizing political events in Burma regarding the SPDC’s Elections. These reports include information on the activities of the SPDC and USDA, opposition groups, armed ethnic groups, cease-fire groups, border guard forces, international governments and non-governmental organizations, and civilians inside Burma.[…]

May 9, 2010  •  By Network for Democracy and Development  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Monthly Chronology Events April 2010

An extensive monthly chronology of events researched and distributed by the Network for Democracy and Development (NDD), a Burmese political organization based on the Thai-Burma border.

These chronologies include information on the activities of the SPDC and USDA, opposition groups, armed ethnic groups, cease-fire groups, international governments and non-governmental organizations, and civilians inside Burma and along its borders.[…]

May 4, 2010  •  By Network for Democracy and Development  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Weekly Political Events Regarding the SPDC’s Election (014-2010)

The Network for Democracy and Development (NDD), a Burmese political organization based on the Thai-Burma border, is researching and distributing weekly reports summarizing political events in Burma regarding the SPDC’s Elections. These reports include information on the activities of the SPDC and USDA, opposition groups, armed ethnic groups, cease-fire groups, border guard forces, international governments and non-governmental organizations, and civilians inside Burma.[…]

May 2, 2010  •  By Network for Democracy and Development  •  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 ➤

Weekly Political Events Regarding the SPDC’s Election (013-2010)

The Network for Democracy and Development (NDD), a Burmese political organization based on the Thai-Burma border, is researching and distributing weekly reports summarizing political events in Burma regarding the SPDC’s Elections. These reports include information on the activities of the SPDC and USDA, opposition groups, armed ethnic groups, cease-fire groups, border guard forces, international governments and non-governmental organizations, and civilians inside Burma.[…]

April 25, 2010  •  By Network for Democracy and Development  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Weekly Political Events Regarding the SPDC’s Election (012-2010)

The Network for Democracy and Development (NDD), a Burmese political organization based on the Thai-Burma border, is researching and distributing weekly reports summarizing political events in Burma regarding the SPDC’s Elections. These reports include information on the activities of the SPDC and USDA, opposition groups, armed ethnic groups, cease-fire groups, border guard forces, international governments and non-governmental organizations, and civilians inside Burma.[…]

April 18, 2010  •  By Network for Democracy and Development  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Weekly Political Events Regarding the SPDC’s Election (011-2010)

The Network for Democracy and Development (NDD), a Burmese political organization based on the Thai-Burma border, is researching and distributing weekly reports summarizing political events in Burma regarding the SPDC’s Elections. These reports include information on the activities of the SPDC and USDA, opposition groups, armed ethnic groups, cease-fire groups, border guard forces, international governments and non-governmental organizations, and civilians inside Burma.[…]

April 11, 2010  •  By Network for Democracy and Development  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤