Military Junta Extends Suu Kyi's Detention

January 2006
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Jan2006, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p7
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The article discusses the political conditions of Burma. On November 27 the military government in Myanmar extended the house arrest of the leader of the opposition National League for Democracy, Aung San Suu Kyi, for a further six months. The fact that Suu Kyi's house arrest has been extended indicates that the military government is still not confident that it could continue to control political events if she was released. The basic law is expected to be put before the public in a referendum.


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