Thursday, 11 November 2010

Will Aung San Suu Kyi be released today?

Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi will apparently be set free on Friday. Burmese authorities entered Suu Kyi’s lakeside house on University Avenue at 12 p.m., reportedly to deliver a release warrant, according local journalists who are waiting outside her compound. “Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and authorities seemed to be talking in the house after the release warrant was read and she is likely to come out of the compound at 4:00 pm,” said a reporter outside her residence. “Her party (NLD) invited journalists in Rangoon for a press conference at 5 p.m


  1. This is such great news, we're just holding our breath waiting for it to come true. The ceilidh on Thursday will be an even better celebration then!

  2. It will indeed Ailsa, a true celebration, I hope. Today I got a text from a Burmese blogger to say ASSK had been released. I ran round into P1 where Say Hei was with the children and she was very tearful and happy. The P1s spontaneously clapped. ... Now we see it was wrong, a bit premature.... but tomorrow, we should be celebrating. Thanks for your support. You Campie parents have embraced Say Hei so wonderfully.

    The press photographer from The Times that photographed Say Hei for hours today said he was astounded at how much Campie children knew about Burma. :) Sheila