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Myanmar Releases Final Candidate List, Dozens Disqualified

Myanmar has released its final list of candidates for the upcoming general election, with more than 6,000 people running for positions in the national parliament and regional legislatures. However, at least 75 independent or opposition party candidates have been disqualified, many because of the citizenship status of their parents. Among them are about 15 of 18 candidates from the Democracy and Human Rights Party, a Muslim majority party whose candidates tried to run in the Rakhine...

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