Speaker T Khun Myat has come under fire from the military for refusing its request to hold a special parliamentary session to examine fraud charges.
The military and USDP’s attempt to take electoral fraud claims to Parliament is irrelevant, Speaker T Khun Myat says.
Rakhine State politicians say calling the armed group a terrorist organization is an obstacle to peace.
Aiming to discredit the NLD’s landslide victory, the military and Union Solidarity and Development Party have pressed to take the election fraud claims to parliament.
Voting for most Rakhine State residents was canceled ahead of the November 8 general election amid fears of Arakan Army violence.
Two military-linked parties have applied to Myanmar’s top court claiming that the Nov. 8 general election was marred by fraud.
Three senior National League for Democracy members are heading to Kachin State for talks with other parties.
More than 200 Buddhist nationalists gathered in support of Myanmar’s military in central Yangon in defiance of coronavirus restrictions.
The Union Solidarity and Development Party says democracy is being undermined in Myanmar by biased election handling.
Shan Nationalities League for Democracy candidate U Maw Tun Aung says voting procedures should be tightened up ahead of the next election.
The National League for Democracy’s vice-chairman, Dr. Zaw Myint Maung, says an opposition is not essential when holding NLD regional governments to account.
Myanmar’s military says it is carrying out a probe into voter fraud claims made by its defeated political allies.
A committee has been formed to counter Union Solidarity and Development Party accusations that teachers assigned to polling stations committed electoral fraud.
Senior General Min Aung Hlaing reaches retirement age next year but it is unknown if he will step down.
Fighting has recently ceased between Myanmar’s military and the Arakan Army with civilians hoping the ceasefire can be extended into 2021.