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Myanmar Supreme Court turns down Aung San Suu Kyi’s appeal


February 26th, 2010 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Yangon, Feb 26 (DPA) Myanmar's Supreme Court Friday turned down an appeal by opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi against her sentence of 18 months of house detention, which would keep her ... Read more...

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Myanmar junta chief urges ‘correct choices’ in upcoming election


January 4th, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Jan 4 (DPA) The chief of Myanmar's ruling military junta Monday instructed people to make "correct choices" in the general election planned for this year. "Plans are under way to hold elections ... Read more...

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Myanmar releases 600 prisoners


September 18th, 2009 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Sep 18 (DPA) Myanmar authorities Friday released an estimated 600 inmates, including some political prisoners, from Yangon's notorious Insein Prison as part of an amnesty for 7,114 inmates nationwide. Insein authorities invited ... Read more...

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Myanmar allows Suu Kyi to meet lawyers


May 31st, 2009 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
Yangon, May 30 (DPA) Myanmar's opposition leader currently on trial for allegedly breaking the terms of her house arrest met her lawyers Saturday, one of the three lawyers said. They met to discuss ... Read more...

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Myanmar says Aung San Suu Kyi in detention till Nov 27


May 26th, 2009 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Yangon, May 26 (DPA) Myanmar's junta Tuesday denied that opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi's current detention period will expire Wednesday, although officials claimed they had considered freeing her until a US ... Read more...

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Aung San Suu Kyi trial opens to diplomats, journalists


May 20th, 2009 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, May 20 (DPA) Diplomats and a handful of journalists were permitted Wednesday to attend the third day of Myanmar democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi's trial, providing a rare opportunity for ... Read more...

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Myanmar tries Suu Kyi for breaking detention rules


May 18th, 2009 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Yangon, May 18 (DPA) Myanmar democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi was set to go on trial Monday for breaking the terms of her detention by allowing a US national to ... Read more...

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US urges immediate release of Suu Kyi


May 15th, 2009 - 7:15 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 15 (DPA) US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton urged the government of Myanmar to immediately release democratic activist Aung San Suu Kyi, calling the latest charges against her "baseless". Suu ... Read more...

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Aung San Suu Kyi put on trial (Second Lead)


May 14th, 2009 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, May 14 (DPA) Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi was put on trial Thursday on charges of allowing a US national to visit her home, where she has been under ... Read more...

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Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi taken to prison (lead)


May 14th, 2009 - 8:33 am ICT by IANS
Yangon, May 14 (DPA) Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi was taken to Yangon's notorious Insein Prison Thursday to face charges of allowing a US national to visit her home where ... Read more...

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Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi to be shifted to prison


May 14th, 2009 - 7:42 am ICT by IANS
Yangon, May 14 (DPA) Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi is expected to be shifted Thursday to Yangon's notorious Insein Jail from her home, where she has been kept under detention ... Read more...

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