From the NYT on the latest repressive measures against Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi:
The harsh treatment of Mrs. Aung San Suu Kyi, the country's most prominent opposition figure and the winner of the 1991 Nobel Peace Prize, may give pause to those who advocate more humanitarian aid and engagement with the junta, said U Aung Naing Oo, a Burmese political analyst based in Thailand.
The release of Mrs. Aung San Suu Kyi has been a primary demand of the United Nations and of Western nations. Her imprisonment now "would send a serious signal to the international community, especially the West, that the Burmese military is not ready to be engaged," Mr. Aung Naing Oo said.
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