Suu Kyi to Be Freed in November
Release may come too late for this year's elections
By Nx Doyle,  Newser User
Posted Jan 25, 2010 6:35 AM CST
Promoted on Newser Jan 25, 2010 6:35 AM CST
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(User Submitted) – Pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi will be freed when her house arrest ends in November, according to an announcement made by Burma's home minister. That's a month after the country is expected to hold its first parliamentary elections since 1990, notes Reuters, which Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy party won in a landslide that the junta refused to recognize. It's unknown whether any conditions will be attached to her release, which her lawyer could not confirm.