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Suu Kyi Faces Myanmar Trial Verdict

World  (tags: government, Myanmar-Burma, Suu Kyi, trial, awaiting verdict )

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(CNN) -- After several delays, the trial of Myanmar's pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi entered its final phase Friday as her lawyer delivered closing arguments under tight security at Yangon's Insein Prison.


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Dee C (23)
Friday July 24, 2009, 4:55 am
" Only Suu Kyi's lawyer delivered a final argument Friday. Arguments by lawyers of the others charged were scheduled for Monday.

Suu Kyi, 64, was charged with breaching the terms of her house arrest, which she has been under for 14 of the past 20 years. If convicted, she faces up to five years in jail.

The 1991 Nobel Peace Prize laureate and two of her household staff have been charged in a May 3 incident in which an American, John Williams Yettaw, 53, swam across a lake to her house and stayed for at least a night.

Myanmar's military regime charged Suu Kyi with violating her house arrest by offering temporary shelter to Yettaw. But she said she did not know Yettaw or about his plans and did not do anything wrong."

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Ben O (135)
Friday July 24, 2009, 7:18 am
Aung San Suu Kyi’s Trial Adjourned to Monday. (Irrawaddy)
RANGOON — Burma's pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi was "absolutely dissatisfied" that her trial was adjourned Friday because it will give the prosecution more time to prepare its case, her lawyer said.
Suu Kyi's trial was postponed until Monday after her defense gave a 30-page closing statement, said one of her lawyers, Nyan Win.
To be continued:

I say: -Free Aung San Suu Kyi! Free ALL political prisoners! Free Burma!
-If not NOW - WHEN???-

Rodger Ricketts (63)
Friday July 24, 2009, 1:37 pm

Yvonne Mendes Siblini (218)
Friday July 24, 2009, 7:46 pm
These Junta freaks should be eradicated!

Fiona Ogilvie (562)
Friday July 24, 2009, 8:23 pm
This is the bravest woman in the world right now. Could any of us endure have she has and continues to endure.

Dee C (23)
Saturday July 25, 2009, 2:43 am
"The struggle for democracy and human rights in Burma is a struggle for life and dignity. It is a struggle that encompasses our political, social and economic aspirations."
Aung San Suu Kyi~

Yes..brave..courageous..and a beautiful Soul..indeed..

. (0)
Sunday July 26, 2009, 7:44 pm
She deserves a medal for her bravery, a walk of faith and strength.. she has endured much, but God says in HIS word blessed are the peace makers, may she be blessed above all and find favour, and great reward for walking the great walk of faith.
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