Stories about Myanmar (Burma) from October, 2020
Several election-related incidents of intimidation and physical attacks were reported in many townships ahead of the November 8 election.
More than one million voters in Myanmar disenfranchised after government cancels elections in conflict areas
"There are suspicions over whether the government is trying to reduce ethnic parties’ power."
"Transparency and frequent consultation with political parties, candidates and other stakeholders are crucial to the acceptance of the results."
Global Voices interviewed Thet Min, fact-checker for ‘Real or not’ fact-checking news website, about their efforts to expose and stop disinformation in Myanmar ahead of the November 8 elections.
"This censorship seems like something the dictatorship did. They shouldn’t mess with the party’s tone. Shouldn’t there be freedom of expression?"