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Election Overview Arakan State under Burma election 2010

Voters in 17 electorates in Arakan State will have nine political parties to choose from in the national elections to be held on 7th November 2010. The two largest parties are the Union Solidarity Development Party and the National Unity Party both are strongly linked to the present ruling...

Is There Any Hope of “free and fair” 2010 election in Burma?

By Kyaw Hla “A 70-year-old Arakanese Rohingya politician, Mr. AFK Jilani, the organizer of The National League for Democracy (NLD) for all of Arakan State, is calling for “free and fair elections in Burma in 2010 and transparency…” A 70-year-old Arakanese Rohingya politician, Mr. AFK Jilani, the organizer of...

Asean test: New ‘boat people’ from Burma

By Leila Salaverria, Philippine Daily Inquirer “When the dogs start baying at night, fear begins to grip those living in a village in the west of Burma (Myanmar) where the Rohingya people live. More often than not, the howling of the dogs means soldiers are coming …” ON THE...