“If the constitution is not amended, the 2015 election cannot be free or fair,” Burma’s opposition leader tells EC chief Jose Manuel Barroso in Brussels.
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In Rangoon, the high cost of living has forced more and more people onto the streets to beg – and increasingly many of them are elderly.
Over 380,000 people are being held as slaves in Burma, according to the first ever global slavery survey.
Security in townships across Rangoon has been stepped up following the recent spate of bomb attacks across the country.
Aung San Suu Kyi and other members of parliament have spoken out following a string of bomb explosions in Rangoon and central Burma over the last few days.
One suspect has been detained in connection with the explosion that went off at Rangoon’s Traders Hotel just before midnight on Monday.
Once again, tensions peak at the Latpadaung mining project after officials begin to fence off farmland that falls within the project zone.