Khin Yi replaced Than Htay as the new chairperson of the Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP). After stepping down from his leading role, Than Htay said he takes responsibility for failing to win the 2020 election for the party and that he was unable to protect 2,000 party members killed since the coup. A close …
“Security and rule of law in the nation are at critical risk,” said a party statement.
About one-fifth of Burma’s political parties have raised their collective voice in opposition to matters both foreign and domestic, chiding UK lawmakers for what they deem undue criticism of the crisis in Rakhine State and panning proposed amendments to legislation on protesting that has been scrutinised for years.
The military-backed Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP) has injected itself into the debate over two Reuters journalists who were detained last week, with a party official saying they should be released if not guilty of wrongdoing.
The Union Election Commission has summoned a spokesperson for the Union Solidarity and Development Party to provide evidence after the latter questioned the commission’s ability to rule on electoral disputes impartially.
Speaking to DVB after the UEC released its statement today, USDP’s Nandar Hla Myint retorted that the Commission “could not be trusted” to be impartial.