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In order to escape clashes between troops and ethnic Karen rebels, thousands have fled across the Burmese border (photo, from aljazeera.net). The violence followed the first election in 20 years. (more…)

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During next month’s elections, foreign observers or international media will not be allowed into Myanmar, the country’s authorities said. (more…)

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A list of rules for campaining ahead of November’s general election has been published by Myanmar authorities. The rules prevent candidates from making speeches that “tarnish” the ruling military government. (more…)

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The National League for Democracy (NLD), Aung San Suu Kyi’s party, has been disbanded at midnight on Thursday after it refused to register with election authorities. (photo, from bbc.co.uk) (more…)

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Myanmar’s opposition leader has denounced the military government’s new laws passed earlier this week. Aung San Suu Kyi described the law that bar her from runnng for office as “unjust” and “repressive”.

Five election-related laws were enacted by the country’s ruling generals on Monday to govern the polls. Details have been gradually unveiled in state-run newspapers. (photo, from aljazeera.net) (more…)

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A court has accepted to hear the appeal made by Aung San Suu Kyi’s lawyers against her latest sentence.

On 18 September, an appeal against Myanmar’s pro-democracy opposition leader will be heard in Rangoon, said legal representatives. (more…)

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Lawyers for Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar’s pro-democracy opposition leader, have launched an appeal against the extension of her house arrest. (more…)

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