Aung San Suu Kyi’s party claimed victory in a poll that critics say reflects the poor state of justice, peace and human rights in the country.
Any party that just won 80 percent of the vote would be over the moon. In Myanmar, the joy comes with awareness that the transition to full democracy will be tough.
The Moustache Brothers, a Burmese comedy trio, were imprisoned in the 90s for openly critiquing the corrupt government. Now, during Myanmar's most democratic elections, we followed the Moustache Brothers through election day.
Jade mining accounts for half of Myanmar's entire economy, powers one of the world's oldest civil wars, and could limit the process of political reform after the country's election.
A legacy of military rule means Aung San Suu Kyi cannot become president after the country's first free election in 25 years, even if her party wins a landslide.
The Southeast Asian country will hold its first free election in 25 years on Sunday — but many citizens will be barred from voting.