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Posts Tagged ‘Union Solidarity and Development Party’ (83 found)

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 ➤

Political parties slam ‘rule-breaking’ PM

A number of parties competing in Burma’s elections this year have said the formation of a new political party by prime minister Thein Sein violates Burma’s own domestic laws […]

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

Burma’s premier registers party to contest upcoming polls

Myanmar Prime Minister Thein Sein on Thursday registered a new political party to contest a general election scheduled at an unspecified date this year, state media reports said.

Thein Sein and 27 other ministers and deputy ministers have joined the Union Solidarity and Development Party to contest the polls, Myanmar TV announced.[…]

April 30, 2010  •  Tags: ,  •  Read more ➤