TITLE

Yettaw Incident Further Setback For Democracy

PUB. DATE
July 2009
SOURCE
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Jul2009, Vol. 20 Issue 7, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Country Report
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers a political outlook for Burma concerning the arrest of Aung San Suu Kyi, leader of National League for Democracy (NLD) and Nobel laureate, on charges that she broke terms of her detention. The Business Monitor International Ltd. (BMI) forecast that the trial of Aung Sang Suu Kyi shows that the ruling junta is keen to neutralise her influence ahead of elections due in 2010. BMI also expects that the junta will retain ultimate authority in the nation.
ACCESSION #
41873710

 

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