Aung San Suu Kyi

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Nelson Mandela and The Elders

Former Irish President Mary Robinson talks about The Elders, a group of respected world leaders assembled by Nelson Mandela to tackle some of the world's most divisive issues.

In Myanmar, upcoming elections show breadth of reforms

While Aung San Suu Kyi is out of prison and free to run in the upcoming elections in the country formerly known as Burma, there are still signs that there is more work to do. But many in Myanmar are just thrilled with the progress they've had so far.

Myanmar loosens restrictions on press freedom

As Myanmar moves ahead with a set of reforms that have included the release of political prisoners, the country's government is also opening up its media. In some cases they've ended pre-publication censorship entirely and in others they've greatly reduced the restrictions.