Myanmar: Suu Kyi worried polls cannot be fair without revised constitution

2 October 2013
<p>Myanmar’s opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi marked her party’s founding anniversary Friday with a fresh call to reform the country’s constitution, warning that the general elections in 2015 “cannot be fair” without changes to the army-written charter.</p> <p>Speaking to reporters at her National League for Democracy’s silver jubilee in Yangon, the Nobel Laureate urged speedy amendments to the 2008 constitution which is a major obstacle to her bid for the presidency.</p> <p>“If the constitution is not amended, the 2015 election cannot be free or fair,” she said.</p> <p>“It might be free but it cannot be fair.”</p>
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