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"The Birth of Democracy in Myanmar (TV Episode 2015)
Myanmar has proclaimed itself a democratic country after 50 years of silencing. In an upcoming poll, Mariana & Michael are visiting to see how the changes will affect the people. They' re talking to friars, guerilla chiefs and trying to make pork balls. Myanmar has proclaimed itself a democratic country after 50 years of silencing. In an upcoming poll, Mariana & Michael are visiting to see how the changes will affect the people.
They' re talking to friars, guerilla chiefs and trying to make pork balls.
Few tokens of a better life for Muslims after Myanmar elections
Yangon, Myanmar - A few month before the parliamentary election, the military-backed regime knocked tens of millions of Muslims off the electoral roll. In order to be re-instated, they would have to show their nationality, but without the identity documents they had been given by the authorities, which the authorities had declared invalid. This was only the latest humiliation that pounced on the several million Muslims in the land who were discriminated against by extreme Buddhist and exposed to killer campaign.
A number of Moslem MPs were excluded from re-election. To the north-west, several hundred thousand Rohingya people, a predominantly Moslem group, have been deprived of their civil liberties and held in desolate communities and encampments. While Myanmar's democratic movements are preparing to take over after a dramatic electoral win last weekend, Muslims here are wondering whether their life under the new administration, headed by the National League for Democracy, is set to do well.
With regard to the Rohingya, he used a similar tongue to that of the present military-backed regime, saying that they were largely unlawful migrants who had to be "repatriated" to Bangladesh. On November 8, the elections were hailed here as a major milestone for the emerging democratic process. However, it was a bitter-sweet time for Myanmar's progressively contested Muslims, many of whom had placed their trust in Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, the Nobel Peace Prize winner, Nazi party member and head of the NLD.
They said they did not expect dramatic changes in governing policy towards Muslims, but they hoped that the situation would at least not worsen. Although the N.L.D. leadership made no election pledges to end discriminatory treatment of Muslims, analyst said they were not avoiding to assault them.
Aung San Suu Kyi has been criticised abroad for not campaigning for the Rohingya, whose life is so furious that in early 2006 tens of thousands of refugees escaped on smuggling vessels and caused a regional disaster after other nations first turned back their vessels and starved the immigrants at sea. Aung San Suu Kyi was criticised for her lack of support for the Rohingya.
Meanwhile, neither their political parties nor the military-oriented ruling parties used and regarded them as a burden. If the new parliament has its seat at the end of January, the committee will no longer have any Moslem members for the first case since the country's 1948 Independence. When he appealed to the Electoral Committee twice, one Moslem nominee was able to run for Parliament and left the N.L.D., which he signed up to when it was founded in 1988.
Nominee U Yan Naing said partisan members had organised a religious rally against him in the city of Myaung Mya, where he chaired the party's electoral group. Instead, he ran on the tickets of a small, predominantly Moslem political group, with one single goal: to give the Muslims a vote in parliament.
In a county that is 40 per cent Islamic, Yan Naing received only 1 per cent of the votes. According to analyst and Muslims interviewed Muslims, they cast overwhelming votes for the N.L.D.. Mr Win Htein, the N.L.D. Leader, admitted that his faction did not want to let run any Moslem nominees, because that would have given munitions to the Islamic radicals, who are seen here as a mighty one.
Myanmar's Patriotic Union, a revolutionary anti-Muslim group led by Buddhist friars, had already blamed Aung San Suu Kyi for being too weak towards Muslims. "If Daw Aung San Suu Kyi won, she would allow our land to be overwhelmed by the Muslims," said Mr Win Htein.
However, he persisted in his political group treating all faiths the same. Had there been a ray of hope for Myanmar's Muslims in this poll, it might have been the flaw of the Islamic extremist Buddhists' movements to influence the poll in favour of the ruling political parties that had supported their rulers. Ashin Wirathu, a buddhistic friar, swore that the move would go ahead and that he would monitor the new administration carefully to repeal the legislation advocated by his group, as well as those adopted this year to impose monogamies and limit religion's repentance, inter-religious marriages and birth rates.
Muslims do not explicitly refer to these acts as directed towards them. Yet many Muslims, in connection with Myanmar's long fight for democratization, said that a leadership governed by a political group promising a restoration of the constitutional state was at least a step in the right direction. Therefore, it is important for Myanmar's Muslims to have a democratic state.
As other Muslims who were voting for the Congregation, he used the term "hope" to describe why.