Impunity Prolonged: Burma and its 2008 Constitution

4/25/2011

ICTJ

The military rulers of Burma (also known as Myanmar) convened a National Convention to draft a new constitution. After many delays, the convention completed the draft on September 3, 2007. An analysis of the constitution’s provisions suggests that instead of being a true catalyst for lasting change, it further entrenches the military within the government and the associated culture of impunity.

Date published: 
9/1/2009
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