Global Politics

Myanmar Prepares for Special Elections

Sunday's election in Myanmar marks the first time that Aung San Suu Kyi, who has spent most of the past 22 years as a political prisoner, is standing for a seat in parliament.

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But the pro-democracy leader is already voicing concern that the election will not be free and fair.

Anchor Marco Werman talks to the BBC's Burmese Service editor Soe Win Than, who is in Yangon to cover the elections.

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