The New York Times:Myanmar’s Junta Eases Restrictions on Opposition Leader Under House Arrest

 

Published: September 15, 2008

BANGKOK — Myanmar’s military junta will allow the pro-democracy leader Daw Aung San Suu Kyi to receive letters from her two sons as well as some foreign magazines, slightly easing her stringent house arrest, according to her lawyer.

The lawyer, U Kyi Win, also said over the weekend that the junta had promised to ease restrictions on her two housekeepers, whose movements have been restricted as well, according to wire service reports and exile groups in Thailand.

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