Burma After the Elections in 2010 : "Something Will Happen"

Policy makers have assumed that the 2010 elections in Burma, though not entirely free and fair, would create a “window of opportunity”. This “window of opportunity” could lead to democracy in Burma over the medium- or long term. Yet, these exceptions are not only misleading; they also ignore the on...

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Published in:CCS Policy Papers (Band 1)
Main Author: Schüssler, Sina
Format: Article
Language:English
Published: Philipps-Universität Marburg 2010
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Summary:Policy makers have assumed that the 2010 elections in Burma, though not entirely free and fair, would create a “window of opportunity”. This “window of opportunity” could lead to democracy in Burma over the medium- or long term. Yet, these exceptions are not only misleading; they also ignore the ongoing systematic human rights violations by the military junta, who targets ethnic minorities in particular.
Physical Description:3 Pages
DOI:https://doi.org/10.17192/es2019.0039