Student protesters in Myanmar get kicked around by thugs, and overnight a Facebook page emerges with cartoons depicting the violence. It's not exactly justice, but it's a start for the country's student demonstrators.
Who says you have to be Christian to celebrate Christmas in America? Since most everyone has the day off on December 25th, refugee communities often come together and create their own holiday traditions.
Officials and advocates say that Europe and the United States should use the seemingly successful Myanmar elections as a reason to justify a broad rollback of the sanctions that have been levied against the southeast Asian nation for decades.
Unconfirmed reports out of Myanmar, or Burma, say pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi may be released soon. Anchor Marco Werman finds out more from the head of the BBC's Burmese service, Tin Htar Swe.
This weekend's election will be the first held there in twenty years and the state media is urging citizens to cast their ballots. Our partners at the BBC spoke with people in Burma about the upcoming election.
Correspondent Stephanie Guyer-Stevens speaks with refugees on the Thai side of the Burmese-Thailand border. Many of the country's ethnic minority groups fear the vote will reinforce the military's power.
A US-Burmese democracy activist was arrested last fall when he tried to enter Myanmar. He spent five months in prison before being released two weeks ago. Kyaw Zaw Lwin is now back at his home in Washington. Reporter Bruce Wallace pays him a visit.
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