Democratic overtures catch Burma-watchers by surprise, but human rights campaigners say they’re sceptical: many more political prisoners remain behind bars and substantive peace talks with ethnic rebel movements are yet to happen.
- Zoya PHAN. Campaign Manager for Burma Campaign UK. Author of "Undaunted: My Struggle for Freedom and Survival in Burma" (from London);
- Marie BATTINI. Media officer, Info Birmanie France (French NGO);
- David CAMROUX. Research fellow, CERI - Sciences Po Paris; South-East Asia expert.