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KIO/A Won’t Allow Polling In Its Area

KIO/A Won’t Allow Polling In Its Area

The Kachin Independence Organization/Army (KIO/A) won’t allow polling to occur in its areas during the national election. The ethnic armed organization (EAO) said it doesn’t recognize the 2008 Constitution. Col Nhpang Naw Bu, in charge…

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Military Supporters Hold Myitkyina Rally to Defend 2008 Constitution

Military Supporters Hold Myitkyina Rally to Defend 2008 Constitution

The counter-demonstration follows a thousands-strong protest the day before, which called for the charter to be changed. Supporters of the military and the military-backed the Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP) held a counter-rally in…

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Demonstrators in Myitkyina Say No Peace Without Constitutional Amendments

Demonstrators in Myitkyina Say No Peace Without Constitutional Amendments

‘The 2008 Constitution is not a democratic structure,’ a political researcher said. More than 6,000 people in Myitkyina, the capital of Kachin State, held a demonstration on Thursday demanding that amendments be made to Burma’s…