» 06/09/2009, 00.00
Aung San Suu Kuy to be put under detention
Sources close to the military junta report that the leader of the opposition will be confined to a military base on the outskirts of Yangon. The “dear Lady” is still on trial, after an American trespassed on her property. Burmese dissidents issue an email in which the Nobel Laureate thanks the military regime “for having brought her case to the attention of world media”.
Appeal rejected, Aung San Suu Kyi remains under house arrest
Yangon court upholds conviction. The opposition leader was sentenced last August for having hosted a U.S. citizen in her home. Heavy security around the court with riot units to protect the building.
Aung San Suu Kyi “celebrates” her 62nd birthday in detention
The woman, leader of the Burmese opposition party, is still under house arrest. Over 300 people mark her birthday at the headquarters of the National League for Democracy in Yangon; demonstrations in Indian, Japan, Thailand and the USA.
Yangon, final plea in trial against Aung San Suu Kyi
The beginning of the session scheduled for 2 pm local time. lawyers consider a ruling by the end of day unlikely. Yesterday the opposition leader was allowed meet her lawyers, after the meeting scheduled the day before was cancelled.
Military junta lifts Aung San Suu Kyi’s house arrest order but keeps her in prison
Myanmar’s opposition leader remains in prison despite the lifting of her house arrest because she is on trial. Today she was allowed to speak to the judges, told them she is innocent. For the second time journalists and diplomats are allowed to be present during the trail.
Aung San Suu Kyi’s trial entering final phase
Pro-democracy leader should be convicted and get three to five years in prison. Singapore joints list of nations calling on military junta not to use the trial to exclude Ms Suu Kyi from next year’s elections.
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