Angry crowds scuffled with police in downtown Rangoon in a protest against the Burmese military’s veto on constitutional change.
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The National League for Democracy say the Burmese military’s grip on politics would ultimately undermine the November’s general election.
Burma’s opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi visited constituents in the electorate of Kawhmu in southern Rangoon division on Monday.
Burma opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi said boycotting an upcoming historic election was an “option” if a military-drafted constitution that bars her from becoming president remains unchanged.
Snr-Gen Min Aung Hlaing said the army would continue to usher Burma towards democracy, during a 30-minute speech at Burma’s 70th Armed Forces Day parade.
The opposition party says recent legislation forced the removal of non-citizens from their member list.
On this week’s episode of DVB Debate, the panel sizes up the political and economic role for former exiles and economic migrants in a new Burma.