Election 2015

Photo: Hong Sar/Mizzima
16 September 2015
The United States, Japan and other major powers on Tuesday raised fears that rising...
15 September 2015
In preparation for the historic 8 November elections, the Union Election Commission has...
NLD members campaigning in Mandalay on 8 September, 2015. Photo: Bo Bo/Mizzima
15 September 2015
Foreign embassies have issued a joint statement calling for a credible, transparent, and...
President Thein Sein at his first-ever press conference in 2012. Photo: Ye Min/Mizzima
15 September 2015
President U Thein Sein said in his message on the International Day ...
People check their names on voters' lists on 14 September, 2015. Photo: Bo Bo/Mizzima
15 September 2015
The election commission in Myanmar has announced its second round of voter lists for the...
Buddhist nationalist groups set off on September 14 to begin two weeks of celebrations of the four controversial race and religion bills recently signed into law. The rally of monks and lay people, including representatives of the Ma Ba Tha, began their prayers and celebrations at the Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon. Photo: Hong Sar/Mizzima
15 September 2015
The Committee for the Protection of Nationality and Religion, or Ma Ba Tha, held a...
Campaigners in Mandalay region. Photo: Aung Ko Oo/Mizzima
14 September 2015
In a packed, windowless room, 40 or so candidates preparing to run in Myanmar’s general...
Chairperson of National League for Democracy (NLD) party Daw Aung San Suu Kyi delivers a speech during her first official election campaign at Pharu So in Kayah State on 10 September 2015. Photo: Thet Ko/Mizzima
11 September 2015
Thousands thronged to see Aung San Suu Kyi's first rally on Thursday as the Myanmar...

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