Burma laws condemned as a 'mockery' of democracy

Election laws announced by Burma's military rulers have provoked a storm of condemnation.
A US official said they made a mockery of the democratic process, while a UN spokesman said they fell short of expectations for an inclusive election.
The laws are being announced ahead of Burma's first polls in two decades - although no date has yet been set.

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