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Posts Tagged ‘National Council of the Union of Burma’ (13 found)

Burma Update: Election Laws and Forming the Union Election Commission

An analysis of the Pyithu Hluttaw Election Law and the Amyotha Hluttaw Election Law, which stipulate that 25 percent of seats in each House of the government must be filled by members of the military.

The Update also lists the members of the Union Election Commission as the following […]

March 11, 2010  •  By Political Defiance Committee, National Council of the Union of Burma  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Burma Update: Disappointed and Regret – UN Humand Rights Special Rapporteur on Burma, Tomas Ojea Quintana

“I deeply regret that my special request to meet Daw Aung San Suu Kyi was not granted. I had requested specifically to meet Daw Aung San Suu Kyi in advance of my mission. Nonetheless this meeting did not take place. I am disappointed that even this time I was not able to see her in […]

February 19, 2010  •  By Political Defiance Committee, National Council of the Union of Burma  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

Burma’s 2008 Constitution: An Obstacle to Free and Fair Elections in 2010?

On February 18, 2010, the National Council of the Union of Burma (NCUB) hosted an expert panel to address how the SPDC’s 2008 Constitution will serve as an obstacle to free and fair elections in Burma, as well as to democratic reform. Panelists Meghan E. Stewart, Esq., Professor David C. Williams, and Myint Soe discussed how a free and fair election is presently unattainable because the 2008 Constitution is inherently anti-democratic.[…]

February 19, 2010  •  By National Council of the Union of Burma  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤