» 12/16/2009, 00.00
Aung San Suu Kyi meets senior opposition party officials
It is the first high-profile meeting between the Nobel Laureate and leaders of the National League for Democracy, approved by the junta in 2009. Local political experts consider it a "positive signal". On 21 December the Supreme Court will consider the appeal against the house arrest sentence.
Aung San Suu Kyi, may be freed after elections in Myanmar
The Burmese foreign minister apparently told his colleagues of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations that the dissident leader could be released in the coming weeks. News comes from a diplomatic source, no specific date has been indicated.
The Supreme Court upholds sentence for Aung San Suu Kyi
The judges rejected her lawyers arguments. The "Lady" will remain confined until November and will not participate in elections. The lawyer for the Nobel Peace Laureate appeals to the Minister for Justice. NLD spokesman: The ruling confirms that the vote will not be "inclusive, just and free."
Aung San Suu Kyi criticises the junta's announcement of her "liberation"
The leader of the National League for Democracy condemns with “harsh words" the announcement of Major Maung Oo, according to who she will be released in November. The woman recalls that the trial is still pending and the words of the minister "may hinder the decision of the court”. The final ruling within a month.
House arrest for 80-year-old pro-democracy leader Tin Oo extended
U Tin Oo and Aung San Suu Kyi founded the National League for Democracy in 1989.
Yangon, the trial begins against Aung San Suu Kyi
The opposition leader risks three to five years in prison. The junta shuts down the areas around the prison and blocks access to foreign diplomats. Phone lines abroad are cut. A petition drawn up by politicians and intellectuals demands the release of the “Lady”.
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