On a recent February morning, just after Burma’s new democratically-elected parliament convened, the UEC was abuzz with activity.
The US international election observation mission in Burma has apparently been scammed of more than US$42,000 by computer hackers.
Independent election observers monitoring Burma’s general election acknowledge their ability to criticise the government is limited.
DVB INTERVIEW: A spokesperson for The Carter Center explains the team’s mission as observers fan out across Burma to observe the general election process.
European Union observers will be permitted access to polling stations within military zones across the country, according to the organisation’s chief observer.
The European Union (EU) on Friday signed an agreement with Burma to conduct a full Election Observation Mission during the general election in November.