Celebrate an NLD victory today, but tomorrow, we still need your support
Peter Popham reports from Rangoon on Aung San Suu Kyi’s overwhelming victory in an election many thought would never happen
In Rangoon, thousands flocked to polling stations before dawn, waiting up to two hours for them to open
President Thein Sein and his colleagues are playing the Buddhist card, gambling that it can tilt the balance their way
This weekend, Burma will hold one of its most significant elections in recent history.
While the country edges towards democracy, chauvinistic Buddhists have disenfranchised around 5 per cent of the population
The NLD won a landslide victory in 1990 but the junta responded by throwing the MPs-elect in jail
The South-east Asian nation heads to the polls next week for a landmark general election
Ms Suu Kyi and her National League for Democracy party are expected to do well in the polls
The Rohingya are a controversial topic in Burma and Ms Suu Kyi is not expected to visit the areas where most of their camps are located
Police are accused of beating the suspects and threatening to "make them disappear" in order to extract confessions
Peter Popham's video diary of life in the former Burmese capital
John Bercow, House of Commons Speaker, has made a highly unusual intervention in a key foreign policy issue by appealing for Burma’s constitution to be amended to allow Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi to run in elections for the country’s presidency next year.
If the military blocks constitutional change, the world will want to know why
Burmese town exposed as one of Asia’s biggest markets after thousands of trinkets are seized.
With pressure mounting and even President Thein Sein urging people to do the right thing, Burma’s favourite daughter may be closer than ever to wresting control from the army in her home country