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2008-09-24 06:00:13

Text of press release published by Paris-based Reporters Without Borders (RSF) on 23 September Reporters Without Borders and the Burma Media Association are overjoyed by today's release of leading Burmese journalist U Win Tin after 19 years in detention.

2008-09-23 15:00:13

Myanmar journalist U Win Tin was released after 19 years in jail Tuesday as part of an amnesty announced by the country's military junta, advocates said.

2008-08-07 09:00:19

Text of report in English by Thai newspaper Bangkok Post website on 7 August [Report by Anucha Charoenpo, AFP: "Bush: America Seeks An End To Tyranny in Burma; reiterates call for release of Suu Kyi] United States President George W.

2008-07-20 12:00:23

Text of report in English by Japan's largest news agency Kyodo Singapore, July 20 Kyodo - Myanmar Foreign Minister Nyan Win said here Sunday at an informal working dinner for ASEAN foreign ministers that opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi could be freed from house arrest in about six months.

2006-06-11 00:40:16

YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar's military rulers did not hold talks with democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi before her house arrest was extended for a year, a senior Information Ministry official said on Sunday.

2006-06-10 09:47:48

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Myanmar's opposition leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, was recovering at her home on Saturday from an illness thought to be a bowel disorder, a spokesman for her party said.

2006-06-10 08:30:17

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Myanmar's opposition leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, was taken to hospital with severe diarrhea on Friday and returned home after her condition improved, a spokesman for her party said on Saturday. "She was taken to hospital and then taken home.

2006-06-10 05:53:47

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Myanmar's opposition leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, has been taken to hospital in Yangon with severe diarrhea but her condition is improving, a spokesman for an exiled Myanmar group said on Saturday, citing unnamed sources.

2006-06-09 13:53:53

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States voiced concern on Friday over reports Myanmar democracy campaigner Aung San Suu Kyi may have been hospitalized and urged the authorities to release the Nobel laureate from house arrest.

2006-05-31 17:40:08

By Irwin Arieff UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United States said on Wednesday it would ask the U.N. Security Council to pressure Myanmar to change its policies after its military rulers extended opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi's house arrest for another year.

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