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Myanmar Accused of Stripping Minority Candidates' Rights

The United States said Thursday that it was concerned about Myanmar's disqualification of dozens of candidates who tried to register for the country's upcoming general election. State Department spokesman John Kirby issued a statement saying the U.S. was aware of reports that almost all Muslim candidates had been rejected.   "The relevant authorities have yet to provide the specific reasons for which they did not meet these criteria" for bring a candidate,"...

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