Election 2015

03 September 2015
President U Thein Sein on Wednesday pledged to work for a free and fair general election...
Myanmar migrant workers work at a garment factory in Mae Sot, Thai Myanmar border. Photo: Hong Sar/Mizzima
03 September 2015
Most of the more than 2 million Myanmar citizens living abroad have failed to register...
The Union Election Building. Photo: UEC
02 September 2015
Myanmar’s Union Election Commission (UEC) on Tuesday rejected all but one candidate from...
Voters check their names on lists posted in Yangon, on 30 March 2012. Photo: Mizzima
02 September 2015
The Union election Commission will make the voters list publicly available at UEC...
Cooperation and Coordination meeting between the Union Election Commission and Political parties on September 1, held at the Park Royal hotel in Yangon. Photo: Thet Ko/Mizzima
01 September 2015
The Myanmar election commission should immediately revoke new regulations that prohibit...
Chin children playing on a mountain road in Chin State. Photo: Ye Min/Mizzima
28 August 2015
With 9 days to go before political parties depart on their campaigning trail, children...
25 August 2015
Shwe Maung, a Rohingya member of Myanmar's parliament barred from contesting upcoming...
25 August 2015
The Myanmar government will join hands with Facebook to remove any posts that may incite...
A man votes at the South Dagon township, Yangon, Myanmar, 01 April 2012. Photo: Thet Htoo/EPA
24 August 2015
Myanmar's Union Election Commission (UEC) has delayed the release of nationwide electoral...
Buddhist nuns hold Buddhist flags as they participate during a demonstration in Mandalay, Myanmar, 30 October 2014. Thousands of people including Buddhist monks and nuns led by the Race and Religion Protection Organisation, locally abbreviated as Ma-Ba-Tha and also known as the 969 group, demonstrated in Mandalay to prescribe the 'Protection Law'  or so called the interfaith marriage law. Photo: APHR
22 August 2015
The Myanmar Parliament’s passage of two bills targeting religious minorities constitutes...
A Rohingya woman holds her child in ThetKelPyin Muslim refugee camp in Sittwe, Rakhine State 25 May 2015. Photo: Nyunt Win/EPA
22 August 2015
A US-based rights group has urged Myanmar to prevent the exclusion of hundreds of...
Flashback - NDF members campaign in the November 2010 election. Photo: Mizzima
22 August 2015
The European Union said Friday that it has agreed to send observers to historic upcoming...

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