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· November, 2020

Stories about Myanmar (Burma) from November, 2020

What election observers are saying about Myanmar’s election

Observers acknowledged the “success” of the election while noting reforms that still need to be enacted to make the voting process more credible and inclusive in the future.

Myanmar NGO launches tool for voters to compare human rights programs of parties competing in election

"Our aim is to give the electorate complete information about the political parties’ human rights promises – or lack of promises – so that voters can make a fully informed...

Myanmar candidates and parties turn to religious nationalism ahead of elections

Major political parties in Myanmar are resorting to Buddhist populism despite race and religion-based campaigning being prohibited under electoral regulations.

Rohingya denied of the right to vote in Myanmar, again

"As citizens of Myanmar, we hold the right to vote. The Myanmar government has stripped us of our citizenship and ability to participate in political life."

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