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Posts Tagged ‘National Democratic Force’ (14 found)

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


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


  • 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 ➤

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 ➤

NLD Members to Form New Party

Some leading members of Burma’s main opposition party, the National League for Democracy (NLD), who disagreed with the party’s decision to boycott this year’s general election, have said they will announce the founding of a new political party in the coming days that will contest the polls […]

May 6, 2010  •  Tags: ,  •  Read more ➤