WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. is saying Burma should reform its constitution to allow its citizens a free choice over who should be its next president, but Burma is pushing back....
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....
YANGON, Burma/Myanmar (AP) — The U.N. human rights envoy to Burma has expressed concern over the military’s veto power on constitutional changes, which he says are crucial for the country’s democratic transition. The 2008 constitution, drawn up under the previous junta regime, gives the military a mandatory 25 percent parliamentary seats, which is enough to...
MANDALAY, Burma (AP) — Burma's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi is challenging the powerful army to help amend the constitution that is barring her from running for president in next year's general elections. ...
YANGON, Burma/Myanmar (AP) — Democracy activists in Burma have joined opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi for the first time in calling for constitutional amendments ahead of next year’s general elections. Thousands of party supporters and leaders of prominent student activist groups turned out at the rally Saturday in the main city of Yangon. Suu...
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