Monday, 2 April 2012

Burma Elections

This week - some good news from Burma. with the election of Aung Suu Kyi. But does this herald a new era of democracy? Here are some starting points for research.

Newspaper Coverage from the Guardian and the New York Times
Democratic Voice of Burma includes video film election coverage.
New Light of Burma
(Burmese Government backed publication.)
The following organisations were observing the election. Their websites therefore have insight into conduct.
EU election observation.
Other major human rights groups. These are some of the main organisations. Their websites have current and historical information on events.
Burma partnership a network of organisations from Asia-Pacific campaigning for democracy.
International Center for Transitional Justice.
Burma campaign UK The resources section includes an extensive photo gallery, plus reports and links.

Network for Human Rights Documentation Burma. A Network of Burmese organisations.
Amnesty International reports.

Huamn Rights Watch Burma

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