Burma must guarantee “equal rights” for everyone in troubled Rakhine State as talks on repatriation of more than 620,000 Rohingya Muslims who have fled to Bangladesh gather steam, the new EU ambassador to the country said on Thursday.
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Civil servants, police and elderly locals in Prome were among the first citizens within Burma to cast their votes in the historic general election as pre-voting opened across the country on Thursday.
The group was expected to travel across 14 states in Burma, and operate for around five to six weeks.
In an effort to improve relations between the police and the public, the EU will provide further training in crowd control and human rights to the Myanmar [Burma] Police Force and help roll out community policing courses.
Officers from the EU are training Burmese police officers in crowd control management, under an EU initiative to improve the standards of the Burmese Police Force.