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DAW SUU WATCH > DETENTION
     
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20 Jul 1989
 
SLORC placed Daw Aung San Suu Kyi under house arrest and barred her from running in the May 1990 elections.
 
10 Jul 1995
 
SLORC released Daw Aung San Suu Kyi from house arrest.
 
21 Sep 2000
 
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and other NLD leaders attempted to travel to Mandalay by train. SPDC authorities placed Daw Suu under house arrest again.
 
6 May 2002
 
SPDC released Daw Aung San Suu Kyi.
 
30 May 2003
 
The regime detained Daw Aung San Suu Kyi following the Depayin massacre.
 
27 May 2008
 
SPDC extended Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s house arrest by another year. Under the 1975 State Protection Law, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi should have been freed, because her five-year detention period, extended annually, ended.
 
6 Jun 2008
 
SPDC released a statement arguing that Daw Aung San Suu Kyi could be detained up to 27 November 2009 under the 1975 State Protection Law.
 
16 Mar 2009
 
The UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention made public its November 2008 opinion, which stated that the detention of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi is illegal under the SPDC law.
 
14 May 2009
 
SPDC authorities transferred Daw Aung Suu Kyi to Insein prison to face trial for allegedly violating the conditions of her house arrest following the 3 May intrusion of an American man, John Yettaw, into her compound.
     
26 May 2009
 
SPDC formally ended Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s six-year house arrest – but she remained detained in Insein prison to face charges of violating the terms of her house arrest.
     
11 Aug 2009
 
A court in Insein prison sentenced Daw Aung San Suu Kyi to three years in prison and hard labor for allegedly violating the conditions of her house arrest. SPDC Sr Gen Than Shwe commuted the sentence to 18 months under house arrest.
     
13 Nov 2010
  SPDC released Daw Aung San Suu Kyi.