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Week 23: 2010 Election Watch (10-16 August)

Developments

  • The SPDC Election Commission set the election date for 7 November and also established a two-week filing period that ends on 30 August for political parties to submit their list of candidates for review and approval.
  • The SPDC Election Commission designated constituencies for the National and Regional Parliaments […]
August 18, 2010  •  By Altsean-Burma  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Foreign Office Minister Jeremy Browne urges military government to allow free and fair campaign and polling process.

In response to today’s announcement of the date for elections in Burma to be held on 7 November 2010, Foreign Office Minister Jeremy Browne said:
“These elections are set to be held under deeply oppressive conditions designed to perpetuate military rule. The Burmese people should have a real chance to vote for change. Instead, the first opportunity in twenty years for Burma’s people to have a more open, stable and prosperous society has been missed.[…]

August 13, 2010  •  By UK Foreign Office Minister Jeremy Browne  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤