In Myanmar, opposition and military lawmakers call for speaker's impeachment
By 28 May
Yangon, Myanmar (photo credit: Alexis/flickr)
Myanmar’s military-backed former ruling party and military-appointed lawmakers have called for the Speaker of the Union Parliament to be impeached, accusing U T Khun Myat of breaching the Constitution by acting on behalf of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s government as it launched its failed bid to amend the charter last year.
An urgent proposal calling for the Speaker’s impeachment signed by 110 lawmakers from the USDP and the military bloc in Parliament was submitted to the Lower House on Thursday. It accuses U T Khun Myat of violating the Constitution and failing to fulfill his duties on several occasions.
Read the full article here: The Irrawaddy