Aung San Suu Kyi leaves house arrest to meet with government official
Thursday, October 25, 2007
Witnesses have observed a caravan of vehicles leaving the home of the 1992 Nobel Peace Prize recipient. Reports say that she is meeting with a liaison minister, U Aung Kyi, who was recently appointed by Senior General Than Shwe, the leader of Myanmar's military junta.
Yesterday, protests around the world yesterday marked the 12 years that Aung San Suu Kyi has spent in detention or house arrest. She was first arrested in 1989.
- "Burma's military rulers arrest leaders of pro-democracy protests" — Wikinews, October 14, 2007
- "Supporters of Myanmar's Suu Kyi mark detained leader's 62nd birthday" — Wikinews, June 19, 2007
- "Myanmar prayer rally calls for release of democracy leader Suu Kyi" — Wikinews, May 27, 2007
- Luis Ramirez. "Opposition Leader Aung San Suu Kyi Meets With Burmese Government" — , October 25, 2007
- Matthew Weaver. "Aung San Suu Kyi holds surprise talks with Burma junta" — , October 25, 2007
- "Myanmar liaison minister meets Aung San Suu Kyi" — , October 25, 2007