The global drumbeat against what is widely considered the unlawful detention of Aung San Suu Kyi in Myanmar grew louder Wednesday with the launch of an online campaign to let supporters leave 64-word messages of support for her. The site, 64 for Aung San Suu Kyi (http://64forsuu.com), aims to collect as many messages as it can by June 19, when the pro-democracy advocate turns 64.
The Myanmar court trying opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi heard testimony Wednesday from the man who swam to her house, sparking her trial on subversion charges.
Aung San Suu Kyi declared herself innocent of charges she finally heard in court for the first time Friday, the fifth day of her trial on allegations of subversion.
In an unusual move, Myanmar’s military government will allow diplomats to meet with opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Wednesday at the end of the day’s proceeding in her continuing trial. Russian, Singaporean and Thai officials are expected to meet with the Nobel Peace Prize laureate later Wednesday, said a diplomatic source in Yangon, who spoke on condition of anonymity.
The trial of Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi — a proceeding that nine Nobel laureates have called "a mockery" — entered its second day Tuesday. Prosecutors continued their questioning of the 22 witnesses they have called