Burma - What future? (Part 3)
11 October 2013 Last updated at 16:49 BST
Will Burma develop a genuine pluralist democracy in time for the presidential election in 2015? Can violent ethnic conflicts be resolved to create a stable, united and peaceful nation?
Joined by the Burmese opposition MP, Aung San Suu Kyi, Minister for Economic Reforms, U Soe Thane and Burmese political activist, Zin Mar Aung.
Nik Gowing hosts the BBC World Debate from Burma's capital, Nay Pyi Taw.
Watch the discussion. Burma - What future?
Part 1 Are the changes happening in Burma irreversible?
Part 2 What is the future role of the military in Burma?
Part 3 What is the state of human rights in Burma?
Part 4 Ethnic minorities and reconciliation in Burma.