Seth Mydans

New York Times Reporter

Seth Mydans appears in the following:

Controlled by Military, Burmese Election Leads to Fighting

Tuesday, November 09, 2010

The military-backed political party in Burma says it's won 80 percent of the votes in last week's election — the first such vote in 20 years. But many outside observers are calling for more democracy, all while fighting continues in the East of the country and refugees flee to Thailand. This morning, President Obama declared the election was "neither free nor fair," and urged Burmese authorities to release political prisioners like Aung San Suu Kyi, who called for a boycott of the election. 


Turmoil grows in Thailand

Monday, April 13, 2009

In Bangkok, anti-government protests have turned violent. Supporters of former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra are calling for the removal of the current ruler, Abhisit Vejjajiva, w...