François Hollande praises election winner Suu Kyi “for her decisive role in the progress of democracy in Myanmar, which must be pursued.”
The National League for Democracy say the Burmese military’s grip on politics would ultimately undermine the November’s general election.
DVB speaks to Veteran Burma researcher Bertil Lintner about the state of democratic reform in Burma.
Obama held one on one talks with his Burmese counterpart Thein Sein on Thursday in Naypyidaw.
A demonstration against proportional representation attracted 300 protestors in Pazungdaung township, Rangoon on Sunday.
US President Barack Obama praised the ongoing process of political reforms in Burma, but warned that democracy would not succeed if oppression against the Muslim minority in the country continued.
Thousands of people pay their final respects at the funeral of democracy champion, Win Tin, on Wednesday.
Panellists on DVB Debate discuss the proposed interfaith marriage law, which is now being considered by parliament, and recognition of LGBT rights.
Aung San Suu Kyi joined the world in paying tribute to Nelson Mandela on Friday, while speaking at the Women’s Forum Myanmar in Rangoon.