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Inteltrends: Burma Report 15-OCT-2010

October 15, 2010

Compiled by Inteltrends.

PM’s party ’rounds up villagers for vote’
DVB, 15 Oct 2010

The party headed by the Burmese prime minister and widely tipped to win the 7 November polls has been accused by locals in southern Burma of collecting votes in advance.

Proxy parties galore in Shan State
S.H.A.N., 15 Oct 2010

The Kokang Democracy and Unity Party (KDUP) is merely a front for the Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP) of the ruling military junta, according to insider sources.

KNLA Expects Offensive After Election
The Irrawaddy, 14 Oct 2010

The commander of the Karen National Liberation Army (KNLA) Brigade 5 has told all soldiers in his command along the bank of the River Salween to be prepared as the Burmese regime plans to clean up the border areas after the Nov. 7 election, said KNLA sources who spoke to The Irrawaddy. The Burmese regime is expected to order the troops of the Democratic Karen Buddhist Army (DKBA) that became a border guard force under Burmese army control to attack KNLA bases located on the lower part of the Salween River and on the bank of Moei River in southern Karen State.

DPP leaves alliance after NDF takes crony funds
Mizzima, 14 Oct 2010

The Democracy and Peace Party (DPP) held an emergency meeting yesterday and decided to withdraw from an alliance that included the National Democratic Force party after the latter accepted funds from a controversial donor.

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