Is there progress towards democracy and respect for human rights in Myanmar?

It seems that there is progress in Myanmar since the release from long imprisonment and election to parliament of Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi.

Here are CPNN articles on this progression:

September 4, 2016: The Elders welcome Myanmar peace conference

July 8, 2016: Teachers lead the way towards Peace in their Classrooms and Communities in Rakhine State, Myanmar

May 3, 2016: Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi Pushes for Peace With Ethnic Rebels

December 13, 2012: Myanmar Invites Nonviolent Peaceforce to Support Peace Processes

August 5, 2012: NGOs in Myanmar for promoting human rights

January 30, 2012: Burma: Suu Kyi confirms run for parliament seat