Regional Outlook, Global Perspective

MYANMAR’S SKEWED DEMOCRACY WAS PREDICTABLE

MYANMAR’S SKEWED DEMOCRACY WAS PREDICTABLE
Protesting Buddhist monks in Myanmar. Wikimedia Commons

By JJ Rose

The Interpreter-Nov 27

The National Coalition Government of the Union of Burma (NCGUB) was made up of exiled pro-democracy leaders who were elected to the national parliament in 1990 (which was subsequently annulled) in one of the military junta’s very brief flirtations with democracy. I worked with them – largely remotely – between 2007 and 2009.

Read more at: https://www.lowyinstitute.org/the-interpreter/myanmar-skewed-democracy-was-predictable

First published in: The Interpreter

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