Junta Again Boots Media, Diplomats From Suu Kyi Trial

After 1-day reprieve, observers ejected
By Jason Farago,  Newser Staff
Posted May 21, 2009 5:48 AM CDT
Junta Again Boots Media, Diplomats From Suu Kyi Trial
Aung San Suu Kyi, second right, meets with diplomats in this image taken from Burmese television, Wednesday May 20, 2009.   (AP Photo/MRTV, via APTN)

The Burmese military regime abruptly reversed a decision yesterday to allow diplomats to visit Aung San Suu Kyi, and once again ejected journalists from the democracy leader's trial. A British envoy allowed into the courtroom yesterday told CNN that Suu Kyi was in good spirits and "extremely in charge of the situation." She was not allowed to meet the diplomats individually, but at her trial she thanked them for coming and said, "I hope to meet you in better days."
(Read more Aung San Suu Kyi stories.)

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