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Leading activists and academics in Burma are rallying behind opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi ahead of the November elections, hoping that a win for her party will force the…
Thein Sein will not contest this year’s general election – though that does not necessarily rule him out of seeking a second term as president.
Burma’s general election will be held on Sunday, 8 November, the Union Election Commission (UEC) said on Wednesday.
Parliament has announced that a national referendum on a constitutional amendment will be held alongside the general elections slated for later this year.
Though military appointees account for just 25 percent of parliamentary seats, they clearly punch above their weight.