Democracy Now: Burmese Opposition Party to Boycott Elections


In Burma, the opposition party led by Aung San Suu Kyi has announced it will boycott the upcoming elections organized by the military junta. The opposition National League for Democracy won the last election in 1990 by a landslide but was never allowed to rule. The boycott was called less than a month after the military junta barred Aung San Suu Kyi and all other current or former political prisoners from running.

~ by wheresthemic on March 30, 2010.

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