Proud ink-stained fingers as Myanmar votes

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There were irregularities reported. Many people who were on earlier voters lists found they were now omitted. And hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims in the troubled west of the country were stripped of their right to vote.
Voters showed off their ink-stained fingers as a badge of pride: A symbol of how much this day means to them after all the years of waiting and hoping.

CCTV’s Rian Maelzer reports.

Proud ink-stained fingers as Myanmar votes

Proud ink-stained fingers as Myanmar votes

Voters wait in lines in Myanmar to cast their vote in an historic election there. CCTV's Rian Maelzer reports.
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Myanmar’s historic election and how far the country has come
CCTV America’s Susan Roberts spoke with Murray Hiebert. He’s Deputy Director and a Senior Fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.
Myanmar\\\'s historic election and how far the country has come

Myanmar\\\'s historic election and how far the country has come

Murray Hiebert is Deputy Director and a Senior Fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. He talks about Myanmar's historic elections and the country's relationship with China.
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