The US international election observation mission in Burma has apparently been scammed of more than US$42,000 by computer hackers.
The Kachin peace activists perceived that the Elders were anything but attentive to what they had to say as they seemed predisposed to the narrative provided by government officials and the Myanmar Peace Center.
Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter calls for religious tolerance in Burma as he visits Rangoon.
Former US President Jimmy Carter meets President Thein Sein in the nation’s capital to show support for the country’s ongoing democratic transition. He will meet Aung San Suu Kyi later today.
“This is a blanket call for quiet, not some attempt to rally the region against China, which would play into a false narrative that the US is leading a coalition to contain China,” a US official said.
On a recent February morning, just after Burma’s new democratically-elected parliament convened, the UEC was abuzz with activity.