Byline: The Nation.
Supreme Court hears Suu Kyi appeal to end her house arrest
Burma's Supreme Court yesterday heard democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi's final appeal against her house arrest, due to end days after controversial elections next month.
The detention of the Nobel Peace Prize laureate has kept her off the scene for the country's first polls in 20 years, which have been dismissed by critics as a charade aimed at putting a civilian cloak over military rule.
Suu Kyi's lawyers presented their argument to a panel of judges in the capital Naypyidaw in a hearing that lasted for about two and a …