Myanmar: White card, bleak future

By Editorial - Saudi Gazette, 31 March 2015
photo credit: Shield of Honour
photo credit: Shield of Honour
<p>&nbsp;</p><p>Some recent announcements by the Myanmar government should reassure all those who want to see democracy restored in this Southeast Asian country. Parliamentary elections planned for November this year promise to be much more transparent and inclusive than the one held in 2010. President Thein Sein has approved a law allowing a referendum on changes to the constitution. This has given hopes to supporters of Aung San Suu Kyi, leader of the National League for Democracy (NLD), that a ban on her from the presidency may eventually be lifted.</p><p>&nbsp;</p>
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