World Video | Defence | Foreign Affairs | Natural Events | Trade | NZ in World News | NZ National News Video | NZ Regional News | Search

 

Aung San Suu Kyi IS Seriously Ill

Aung San Suu Kyi IS Seriously Ill

Press Release: Terry Evans

11 May 2009

Burma's opposition party, the National League for Democracy (NLD), has expressed grave concerns about the health of its detained leader. Aung San Suu Kyi has been on an intravenous drip since Friday suffering from dehydration and low blood pressure.

According to the NLD her physician has been arrested and the military authorities have not permitted outside doctors to treat her. Her party is demanding that the military junta allow her to receive the urgent medical treatment she requires.

The Nobel Laureate has been under house arrest for 13 of the last 19 years, since her party won the elections in 1990 and Burma's hard-line generals refused to hand over power.

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
World Headlines

 

Victory Declared: New Stabilisation Funding From NZ As Mosul Is Retaken

New Zealand has congratulated the Iraqi government on the successful liberation of Mosul from ISIS after a long and hard-fought campaign. More>>

Gordon Campbell: On The Current US Moves Against North Korea

If Martians visited early last week, they’d probably be scratching their heads as to why North Korea was being treated as a potential trigger for global conflict... More>>

ALSO:

Gordon Campbell: On The Lessons From Corbyn’s Campaign

Leaving partisan politics aside – and ignoring Jeremy Corbyn’s sensational election campaign for a moment – it has to be said that Britain is now really up shit creek... More>>

ALSO:

Another US Court: Fourth Circuit Rules Muslim Ban Discriminatory

ACLU: Step by step, point by point, the court laid out what has been clear from the start: The president promised to ban Muslims from the United States, and his executive orders are an attempt to do just that. More>>

ALSO:

 
 
 
 
 
 
  • Pacific.Scoop
  • Cafe Pacific
  • PMC