Burma Political systemThe Burmese political system
Khan was in New Delhi to discuss the situation in Burma with Indian political parties.
Burma: a brief politic story
This is a chronicle of Burma's contemporary constitutions since the country's sovereignty. Burma's Union is declaring its sovereignty with a new two-chamber Parliamentary Charta. He rejects the draft and appoints a Revolutionary Council of army commanders who govern by decrees. Under a new treaty, the powers of the army are transferred to a popular assembly of former army commanders under the leadership of Ne Win.
Legislation in a single chamber and a legitimate one. State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC) and annul the treaty. Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD) has won 392 out of 485 places in the first multi-party elections since 1960.
- JUNE 1990: SLORC leader Saw Maung excludes a rapid change of government and says that a new Constitution is necessary first. - Front row: Suu Kyi is granted the Nobel Peace Prize while under home detention. Than Shwe becomes leader of the Burmese government and premier and plans for a new president are made known.
In an abrupt postponement of a national conventions on a new treaty, representatives reject a provision requiring the army to take the lead in politics. It is reassembling. Suu Kyi says the NLD may be banned by the Chinese authorities, saying her group is planning to draw up its own bill. Under a new bill, the unauthorized drawing up of a bill can be punished with up to 20 years in jail.
- As the Burmese Secretary of State said one weeks after the Burmese government joined the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN), a new treaty was adopted. The Prime Minster Khin Nyunt announced a "roadmap to democracy", but did not set a fixed schedule. The National Convention meets again without the NLD boycotting the discussions while Suu Kyi is under detention.
Covenant adjourned because of lack of monsoons. The convent continues, Suu Kyi is still under detention. This is the last reopening of the Covenant. After 14 years of developing the basic features of a "disciplined" democratic system, the work of the Covenant is now complete. The junta nominates 54 members, mainly soldiers and officials, to draw up the bill. Mönchenko is leading massive rallies in towns across Burma to call on the Burmese authorities to reduce the cost of fuels and free policymakers.
There is a fear of killing in spite of the fact that the army jungle says that only 13 men and women are dead. In May, the Burmese government announced a constitutional vote, followed by multi-party parliamentary ballots in 2010. - In April 2008 - The government published the proposal for a new bill that would allocate a fourth of parliamentary seat to the army and ban Suu Kyi from the post.
Says the administration 92 percent of respondents supported the bill and is insisting that it can deal with the consequences of the hurricane without the need for it. The detention of Aung San Suu Kyi is being resumed. Thailand-drops away from the Burmese Muslim Rohingya minorities who have arrived off the shore. Myanmar is denying the presence of the Burmese people.
The NLD is offering to participate in scheduled polls if the regime releases all Zimbabwean detainees, changes the NLD Constitution and allows the presence of foreign observe. Burma's new constitutional treaty is ratified and put into effect. Aung San Suu Kyi was given 18 month home detention (reduced from three years in prison) and the US citizen John Yettaw was given seven years of forced labor.
The junta cancels the results of Aung San Suu Kyi's 1990 electoral win. The junta is violently dissolving Aung San Suu Kyi's opponents' group. Burma's junta has announced that Aung San Suu Kyi will be set free after the November elections. Aung San Suu Kyi boycotts the November elections. - devel. November 2010 For the first year in 20 years Burma is holding its own elections. The junta is declaring a post-election state of preparedness.
- 12th of November 2010: After being detained for 15 of the last 21 years, Aung Sun Suu Kyi was freed from home detention. Suu Kyi says she is ready to talk to the Burmese army junta. What does she want?