In Burma, power is centred on the ruling junta--the State Peace and Development Council, or SPDC--which maintains strict authoritarian rule over the people of Burma. Control is maintained through intimidation, the strict censuring of information, repression of individual rights, and suppression of ethnic minority groups. To avoid doing genuine dialogue with Daw
In February 2008, the regime held the rigged referendum and declared that it will hold fresh election in 2010 election. In addition, the military regime received wide-spread criticisms from both domestic and international because of failing to honour 1990 election result and plan to hold another election in 2010.
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