Burma “will review” Aung San Suu Kyi sentence
21 Dec 09

Burma’s highest court has provisionally agreed to review the most recent extension of democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s house arrest. Suu Kyi’s lawyers appealed to the Supreme Court last month after a lower court upheld a decision to sentence her to 18 more months of house arrest. The legal team argued that her house arrest extension was unlawful.  Suu Kyi’s current sentence ensures she cannot participate in Burma”s first elections in two decades that are scheduled for next year. Read more here