Election News

Supporters participate during a rally to mark the victory of the passing of ‘Race and Religion Protection Laws,’ in Mandalay on 21 September 2015. Photo: Bo Bo/Mizzima
05 November 2015
The Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide, Adama Dieng, ...
Election observers of the European Union (EU) inspect ballot boxes for advance voting at a polling station of South Oakkalarpa township, Yangon, Myanmar, 30 October 2015. Photo: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA
05 November 2015
The European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) to the Republic of the Union of...
NLD chairperson speaks to the media during a press conference for the upcoming general elections at her house in Yangon on 5 November 2015.  Photo: Hong Sar/Mizzima
05 November 2015
Myanmar's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi said Thursday she would be “above the...
COM, election observation team during a press conference in Yangon on October 2, 2015. Photo: Hein Ko Soe/Mizzima
04 November 2015
When hundreds of election observers fan out across Myanmar for Sunday's landmark poll,...
USDP campaigning in Mandalay on October 23, 2015. Photo: Bo Bo/Mizzima 
04 November 2015
Myanmar’s parliamentary election slated for November 8, 2015, is fundamentally flawed,...
Myanmar president Thein Sein (C) followed by Myanmar military commender in chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing (C-L), gestures as he arrives Sittwe airport in Sittwe, Rakhine State, western Myanmar, 03 November 2015. Photo: Nyunt Win/EPA
04 November 2015
A video posted on the Facebook page of Myanmar's president, raising the spectre of...
Parliamentary speaker Thura Shwe Mann, former chairperson of Myanmar's ruling Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP) party, delivers a speech during his election campaign at Kasipu village in Pyu township of Bago region, Myanmar, 05 October 2015. Photo: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA
04 November 2015
News of Shwe Mann being thrown out of the USDP days before the historic election has been...
Rohingya, Muslim men check their names on final voter list displayed at Dar Baing Internally Displaced Parsons (IDPs) camp near Sittwe of Rakhine State, western Myanmar, 03 November 2015. Photo: Nyunt Win/EPA
04 November 2015
Politicians with ties to Myanmar's Muslim ethnic Rohingya have accused the government of...
Vimala Buddhi at his monastery in Mawlamyine, Mon State, on Oct. 13. (PHOTO:- Myanmar Now/Phyo Thiha Cho)
04 November 2015
The low monotone of maroon-robed monks reciting Buddhist scriptures mingles with the...
Media monitoring by the EU EOM is conducted in accordance with an established methodology of quantitative and qualitative analysis. Photo: European Union Election Observation Mission 
03 November 2015
The Union Election Commission (UEC) has issued accreditation cards to 470 diplomats from...
Thiri Mingala Hill (Taunggwe) Pagoda in Loikaw, Kayah State. Photo: sarthit medhasith Suksumret/panoramio
03 November 2015
Ethnic parties in Myanmar's four Christian dominated regions are worried that a lack of...
Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi (R), chairperson of National League for Democracy (NLD) party, delivers a speech as Tin Oo, patron of NLD, sits during her election campaign rally in Yangon, Myanmar, 1 November 2015. Photo: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA
02 November 2015
Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi told tens of thousands of supporters Sunday to...

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