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Shan-Ni ethnics likely to lose their voting rights in 2020 Elections_BNI Multimedia Group

This article describes: Thousands of Shan-ni (Red Shan) ethnics in Pinlebu Township in Sagaing Region are in a position to lose their voting rights to choose the ethnic affairs minister post. The discrepancies in voter lists arise as the majority of Shan-ni ethnics are described as ethnic Bamar (the Burmese ethnic marjority) on their national registration cards(NRC) but according to the National Census in 2014 they were record as Shan-Ni, one of 133 ethnic groups in Myanmar.

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Document type Reports, journal articles, and research papers (including theses and dissertations)
Language of document
  • English
  • Elections
  • Ethnic minorities and indigenous people
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Myanmar
Copyright Yes
Version / Edition 14 August 2020

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Author (individual) Sai Si Kham
Publisher BNI Multimedia Group
Publication date 2020
Keywords 2020 General Election
Date uploaded October 30, 2020, 06:56 (UTC)
Date modified July 13, 2021, 10:07 (UTC)