Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has been moved from her home to a Rangoon prison, the BBC reports. The country's military junta plans to put Suu Kyi—who has suffered ill health in recent days—on trial for allegedly violating the terms of her house arrest after an American man swam across a lake to her house last week.
The American was arrested after apparently sneaking into Suu Kyi's home uninvited. Suu Kyi's 6-year term of house arrest was due to expire at the end of this month. Many see the junta's latest move as a ploy to keep the pro-democracy leader detained until after the generals hold elections next year.