The Union Election Commission’s disturbing behaviour towards journalists stirs memories of military rule, when it was dangerous to question those in authority.
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The Union Election Commission’s disturbing behaviour towards journalists stirs memories of military rule, when it was dangerous to question those in authority.
One night earlier this month, the Myanmar Mobile Education Project (myME) held its first class of the new term on the side of a street in downtown Yangon – or rather, in the street itself. 
The continuing presence of political prisoners in Myanmar’s jails strains believability in the government’s democratic credentials and its claims that next month’s election will be free and fair.

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