The Likely Scenario of the Burmese Elections

  On November 8, Burmese voters will head to the polls considered by many to be the country’s most important election since the military coup d’état of 1962.[1] The freest election of 1990, where the pro-democracy movement spearheaded by the Burmese Peace Nobel Laureate Daw Aung San Suu Kyi won a landslide victory, was never honoured […]

[1] Than Shwe to Head Extra-Constitutional ‘State Supreme Council The Irrawaddy 10-2-2011 [2] See the 2008 Constitution.                                          t [3] SHAN Govt. source: Presidential qualifications ‘likely’ may not change S.H.A.N.2-1-2014 [4] Zaw; Htet Naing, USDP Announces Surprise Constitutional Amendment Proposal, the Irrawaddy 32-12-2013 [5] Support Grows in Burma for Constitutional Change, VOA 4-1-2014 [6] NLD says […]

KIO denounces Burmese government’s accusations

In a statement dated Aug 17, 2011, KIO’s central committee denounces Burmese government accusations. In Burmese government’s first press conference, information minister Kyaw Hsan blamed KIO/A for recent outbreak of renewed fighting between KIA and Burmese military. KIO explains in the statement that new Burmese military government do not have willingness to settle decades old […]

Colonel Than Aung reflected Burmese government’s patronizing attitude

Burmese military’s roadmap for democracy is in its final stage. Under the banner of “disciplined flourishing democracy”, military’s generals changed their military clothes to civilian ones and formed a new civilian government in accordance with 2008 constitution. But the tone and attitude of Burmese government is just the same as ever before. Colonel Than Aung’s […]