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Posts Tagged ‘Kachin State Progressive Party’ (7 found)

Week 29: 2010 Election Watch (21-27 September)

Developments

  • The SPDC Election Commission rejected the transcripts for the TV and radio campaign messages of the Union of Myanmar Federation of National Politics, the 88 Generation Student Youths (Union of Myanmar), and the Democratic Party (Myanmar) […]
September 29, 2010  •  By Altsean-Burma  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Week 28: 2010 Election Watch (14-20 September)

Developments

  • The SPDC Election Commission announced that polls would not be held in 3,314 Villages in Kachin, Karen, Karenni, Mon, and Shan States because “they are in no position to host free and fair elections.”
  • The SPDC Election Commission rejected the application of 14 Kachin State Progressive Party members to run as independent candidates […]
September 22, 2010  •  By Altsean-Burma  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Election Commission Wipes Away Opposition

On 14 September, the Union Election Commission (EC) officially announced the dissolution of the National League for Democracy and nine other political parties. The NLD and five other political parties – the Union Pao National Organization, the Shan Nationalities League for Democracy Party, the Shan State Kokang Democratic Party, and the Wa National Development Party – were dissolved because they failed to re-register under section 25 of the junta’s Political Parties’ Registration Law. An additional five political parties were banned because they failed to meet the minimum candidate requirements.

State-run media that carried the news of the dissolutions also accused the NLD of “attempting to mislead the people into misunderstanding the law” […]

September 20, 2010  •  By Burma Partnership  •  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 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 ➤

Ethnic parties and politicians in electoral fray

Some ethnic parties and a number of politicians are already in the election fray in Burma this year and are into an expansion mode and organizational work. The Kachin State Progressive Party (KSPP) is seeking to increase the membership base, while some ethnic Chin politicians are into organizational work on the sly. However, the Mon […]

February 11, 2010  •  Tags:  •  Read more ➤