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Byline: The Nation.
Suu Kyi asks Supreme Court to prevent party dissolution
Pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi filed a lawsuit with Burma's Supreme Court yesterday in an attempt to prevent the dissolution of her party under a controversial new election law.
The detained pro-democracy icon's lawyer said two suits were submitted against the top junta leader Senior General Than Shwe, one on behalf of Suu Kyi herself and the other by her party, the National League for Democracy (NLD).
The Nobel peace laureate asked the court to annul the part of the election law that would have forced the party to oust its detained leader in order to participate in …