National Elections in Myanmar

This past Sunday the military junta of Burma oversaw national elections in their country.  Here are some links with articles, speeches and newscasts for you to assess and form your own opinions about the issues involved:

New York Times

BBC (British Broadcasting Network) video

Speech by Phillipine DR. ALBERTO G. ROMULO Secretary of Foreign Affairs

Japanese foreign ministerMaehara says Myanamar elections ‘cannot be said to be fair’

Swiss observers had this to say.

A carefully choreographed vote denounced by pro-democracy parties

Hillary calls elections an indicator of continued repression

Rebels clash with Burma troops after 11/7/10 elections.




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Jesus is first and foremost in my life. He is above all religions, principalities and powers. In everything He must increase and I must decrease. Into the hands of Jesus, God has placed life and death, truth and purity. strength and meaning. Only in a growing understanding of the triune God, and his son Jesus can I do, breathe, exist and serve. I have a Bachelor's degree in Bible from Vennard College, a Master's in Social Science from Azusa Pacific University and a Ph. D. from Ohio State in Family Relations and Human Development. I am an ordained pastor involved in cross-cultural ministry. I am currently employed at several colleges as an instructor. If you need to get in touch with me, just leave a comment, I screen all comments and so you can leave further contact information which I will erase before it is published. -John

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