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1 Current Events: Aung San Suu Kyi By: Jackie suu%20kyi%20addressing%20supporters%20before%20her%20house%20arrest.jpg

2 Background National League for Democracy Her pro-democracy party won over 80 percent of the legislative seats in 1990, but she was disqualified from serving because of her house arrest. Won Nobel Peace Prize in 1992 She was released 1995 but again arrested on September 22, 2000, and authorities have extended it regularly.

3 May 14, 2009 John Yettaw Arrested on Thursday May 14, 2009 The delayed trial of Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi resumes on June 12.

4 Relevance Burma’s government, which is a military government has recieved a lot of criticism. Many nations and organizations are attempting to put pressure on Burmese authorities to release Suu Kyi. Human rights groups

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6 Sources (3) charged-with-violating-house-arrest-62361/ over-us-intruder/5381/


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