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    A funny way to look at Myanmar's poll

    Al Jazeera English

    by Al Jazeera English

    Myanmar is set to launch its first general elections in two decades on Sunday, which the ruling military junta says will help transform the autocracy into a democracy.

    But many in the country are skeptical that the vote will be conducted in a fair manner and have called for a poll boycott. They say the election is a veneering attempt to make the government appear legitimate.

    Candidates of major contesting political parties have raised fresh complaints accusing the junta of threatening and intimidating voters in the run-up to the election.

    Al Jazeera's special correspondent reports from Yangon, Myanmar, on how daring political satire in the country reflects a pervading sense of doubt that the poll will bring any change.