Topic: John Yettaw
The reclusive regime in Burma (Myanmar) is touting its newfound openness, but skeptics wonder whether Webb's rare visit will bring any democratic reform.
08/17/2009 01:00 am
Unemployed veteran John Yettaw, who was imprisoned for sneaking into democracy activist Aung San Suu Kyi’s home in Burma, arrived in Bangkok, Thailand on Sunday.
08/16/2009 01:00 am
A court in Burma (Myanmar) sentenced the opposition leader to 18 more months of house arrest for violating the terms of her detention. The trial was widely viewed as a sham.
08/11/2009 01:00 am
It picked up again one day after US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton called for the democracy leader's release at a summit in Thailand.
07/24/2009 01:00 am
John Yettaw's unauthorized visit to the home of the Burmese Nobel Peace Prize laureate may land her in jail for another five years. Final arguments for her speedy trial begin Monday.
05/28/2009 01:00 am
The regime allowed journalists and diplomats to watch the trial as it entered its third day.
05/20/2009 01:00 am
The military junta accuses her of violating her house arrest after a Vietnam vet swam across a lake to her home.
05/14/2009 01:00 am