Putting Myanmar election results in perspective

By Maung Zarni | Published by Anadolu Agency on November 19, 2020 Election cycles will neither reverse colonial treatment of non-Burmese population, nor end genocide against Rohingya LONDON — Five days after the US completed its presidential elections in which the incumbent President Donald Trump and his fundamentally racist campaign was defeated, Myanmar also held its general elections.  As expected, the ruling National League for Democracy led by Aung San Suu Kyi secured a landslide victory, crushing the Union Solidarity and Development party — the military’s political proxy which openly promotes Islamophobia, xenophobia, and racism against Rohingya. A common outcry