The legacy of reforms that marked the early part of outgoing President Thein Sein’s administration has been marred by renewed repression.
The five men who printed a calendar which referred to Rohingya Muslims as an ethnic-religious minority in Burma appeared at a Rangoon court on Tuesday.
A Rangoon court has used a printing and publishing law to fine five men for printing a calendar that reffered to Rohingya as an ethnic-religious minority.
The NLD’s landslide victory over the USDP is seen to many as a dismissal of the anti-Mulism rhetoric that was employed by Ma-Ba-Tha during the election.
Just days after the NLD clinched an election victory, lawmakers elected in the flawed 2010 polls are due to legislate for another two and a half months.
Excluded from parties and disenfranchised from voting, only 28 Muslims are running in the election, compared to 5,130 Buddhists and 903 Christians.