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Burmese democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi has taken the stand in her trial on charges of violating the terms of her house arrest. Skip related content
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The 63-year-old Nobel Peace laureate faces up to five years in jail if found guilty for allowing an American to stay in her home while serving a detention order.
Under questioning, Ms Suu Kyi said she was not immediately aware that John William Yettaw - a 53-year-old ex-US military man - had swam almost two miles before getting access to her heavily-guarded home on May 3.
The National League for Democracy (NLD) leader said one of her two housekeepers made her aware of the situation the following day. The two aides are also on trial as well as Mr Yettaw.
Ms Suu Kyi said Mr Yettaw was given food but left her home on May 5. She also acknowledged he had visited her once before, in November 2008.
British ambassador to Burma, Mark Canning, said: "She was very confident, very firm, very clear. In a strange way, she commanded the courtroom."
She is widely expected to be found guilty and faces up to five years in prison. Western governments have denounced the trial as a charade to keep her in detention during elections next year.
Her house arrest order was earlier lifted, but Ms Suu Kyi remains in detention while her trial continues. One of her lawyers, Nyan Win, said: "The house arrest has been lifted, but she is still under detention. I don't know whether to be happy or sorry."
He said Police Brigadier General Myint Thein read the order to Ms Suu Kyi at her prison house in Rangoon's notorious Central Insein Prison. She has spent more than 13 of the past 19 years under some form of detention.
Meanwhile, a group of former world leaders and Nobel peace laureates known as the Elders, to which Ms Suu Kyi belongs, has called for her release.
Archbishop Desmond Tutu of South Africa, chairman of the group founded by South Africa's Nelson Mandela, said Ms Suu Kyi is a symbol of hope for her nation and the world.
"We are moved by her courage and dignity. She shows the same steel as Nelson Mandela, who endured 27 years in prison. Like him, she has right and goodness on her side," he said in a statement released during a meeting of the group in Morocco where an empty chair was kept for Ms Suu Kyi, as is usual at their meetings.
And ex-US President Jimmy Carter said: "Aung San Suu Kyi is a hero for those who believe in human rights and democracy."
Four witnesses are also expected to testify in Ms Suu Kyi's defence, including Win Tin, the longest serving political prisoner until his release last year, and Tin Oo, the NLD vice-chairman who has been under house arrest since 2003.
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