Rohingya fleeing to Bangladesh in 2012 are sent back to sea.

Shining a light on Rohingya refugees

"It is probably the worst kind of habitat a human can live in." When she was 11, Hasina Begum was shot in the back. She had found herself in the...
Supporters of Myanmar's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD) party campaign on motorbikes for the general election in Mandalay, Myanmar, Nov. 5, 2015. (AP Photo/Hkun Lat)

Myanmar’s pivotal election

Voters in Myanmar will go to the polls Nov. 8 to elect a parliament in what will be a milestone in the country's transition from military rule to...
A young supporter of Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy party prepares for a party to celebrate the final day of campaigning in Yangon, Myanmar, Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015. On Sunday Myanmar will hold what is being viewed as the country's best chance for a free and credible election in a quarter of a century. (AP Photo/Mark Baker)

Myanmar’s moment

An explainer on Myanmar's Nov. 8 elections After a half-century of military rule, Myanmar's election Nov. 8 is a key milestone in the country's...
Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi speaks with villagers at the township administration office at Kaw Hmu, her constituency, in Yangon, Myanmar, Saturday, March 8, 2014. Photo Credit: AP Photo/Khin Maung Win

The state of free press in Myanmar

This week on Global Journalist, we take a look at Myanmar. Since transitioning to a democratic government three years ago, the country...