Posted by: becketfund | June 23, 2010

Myanmar: Government Places Stipulations on Upcoming Elections

YANGON – Members of political parties contesting the nation’s first elections in two decades will be banned from marching, waving flags and chanting to garner support, under rules announced on June 23, the AFP reported on June 23.  State media announced that misuse of religion for political gains is also prohibited.  No official date has been given for the polls.

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