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Myanmar: Panel refuses to let Aung San Suu Kyi run for prez

Jun 13, 2014

Myanmar: Panel refuses to let Aung San Suu Kyi run for prez

The committee tasked with recommending amendments opted to retain the section that prevents anyone married to a foreigner or with children of foreign citizenship from becoming head of state. #NewsTracker #Aung San Suu Kyi #Myanmar #Presidential elections #Military Junta of Myanmar
Myanmar: Constitutional reforms needed for democracy, says UN envoy

May 24, 2014

Myanmar: Constitutional reforms needed for democracy, says UN envoy

The 2008 constitution, drawn up under the previous junta regime, gives the military a mandatory 25 percent parliamentary seats, which is enough to veto any constitutional change and disqualify pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi from running for president. #NewsTracker #Aung San Suu Kyi #Myanmar #UN human right envoy #Myanmar elections #Myanmar democracy #Myanmar constitution #constituitional reforms Myanmar
Myanmar: Activists join Suu Kyi in fight for free elections

May 17, 2014

Myanmar: Activists join Suu Kyi in fight for free elections

Democracy activists in Myanmar joined opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi today in calling for constitutional amendments ahead of next year's general elections. #Aung San Suu Kyi #Myanmar #Yangon #Thein Sein #National League for Democracy #British nationals
Yousafzai Malala receives EU's top human rights award

Nov 20, 2013

Yousafzai Malala receives EU's top human rights award

Pakistani teenage activist Malala Yousafzai, who survived a Taliban assassination attempt, on Wednesday received the EU's prestigious Sakharov human rights prize for her brave crusade for the right of the children to education. #NewsTracker #European Union #Aung San Suu Kyi #Myanmar #Yousafzai Malala #Sakharov
India to help Myanmar in developmental projects

Jun 06, 2013

India to help Myanmar in developmental projects

Minister of Commerce, Industry and Textiles Anand Sharma Thursday told Aung San Suu Kyi that India was ready to extend "all necessary assistance" to the development of Myanmar. #India #NewsTracker #Aung San Suu Kyi #Myanmar #Anand Sharma

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India to help Myanmar in developmental projects

Jun 16, 2014

Suu Kyi says it is up to the will of the people of Myanmar if she becomes nation's president

Aung San Suu Kyi says it is up to the will of the people of Myanmar if she becomes their president in reaction to a vote against changing a constitutional clause that bars her from the office... #Myanmar #Aung San Suu Kyi
India to help Myanmar in developmental projects

Jun 25, 2014

Myanmar amends controversial public protest law

(AP) -- Myanmar's parliament amended a controversial law that requires people to obtain permission for public protests and subjects violators to penalties, including prison terms, state media reported Wednesday. Under changes to the "Peaceful Assembl... #Myanmar #Aung San Suu Kyi
India to help Myanmar in developmental projects

Jul 03, 2014

Julie Bishop to raise human rights concerns with Burma president

Foreign minister, who will also meet with Aung San Suu Kyi, to press Burma leadership to pursue a true democracy Continue reading..... #Myanmar #Aung San Suu Kyi #Julie Bishop #Thein Sein #Burma #Australia