In Myanmar, a voting ban for minorities asserts a regime of Apartheid

A voting ban imposed on about 5% of the population, mostly belonging to ethnic minorities, confirms and strengthens the apartheid regime in Myanmar. Under the leadership of Aung San Suu Kyi, the country already stands accused of genocide at the International Criminal Court in The Hague. Read the Japan Times article explaining the decision of the Electoral Commission to exclude certain territories from the national electoral round on 8 November, in a move deemed essential to ensure the reconfirmation of the Nobel Peace Prize laureate.

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