Buenos Aires -
A cleaning crew has found dossiers containing some 1,500 secret files containing transcripts of all meetings held by the military junta, which ruled Argentina from 1976-1983. The regime is blamed for as many as 30,000 deaths.
Myanmar's democracy icon and Nobel Peace prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi was released from her lakeside home where she has been under house arrest late Saturday, an official of the military regime said.
Myanmar's pro democracy leader and Nobel peace prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi is due for release from jail after serving 15 of the past 21 years in jail for her role in promoting democracy in her military-ruled country.
Myanmar's first election in 20 years took place Sunday amid widespread threat of intimidation and fraud as part of the country's electorate estimated at 29 million qualified voters cast their votes in polling centers across the country.
Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar's opposition leader who is currently languishing in jail for 15 of the past 21 years for opposing a martial law regime, has launched a legal battle against the ruling military junta to keep her political party intact.
Myanmar's military junta has finally barred opposition leader and democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi from participating in the country's first election in 20 years which is scheduled to be held on November 7, 2010.
The government's election committee in Myanmar has finally announced that November 7 will be the date of the first elections to be held in 20 years. Most people who follow the news, however know this to be mere window dressing.
Myanmar is under extreme pressure from a fellow member of ASEAN, the UN and other western countries for creating an election law that would deprive persons including political prisoners from participating in the upcoming elections
A Burmese born U.S. citizen who was arrested in September 2009 as he arrived at the Rangoon airport in Myanmar has been sentenced to 3 years hard labor for what many are describing as politically motivated charges.
It’s been about one month since the bloody, violent, and brutal suppression of the pro-democracy protests at the hands of Burma’s military regime. Now, over a hundred monks march throughout the country again.
About seventy people arrested and detained by the authorities in Burma during the anti-government and pro-democracy movements have been released. It is said about fifty of them are members of Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy.