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1 | Rangoon 'The Lady' on Trial Democracy activist Aung San Suu Kyi is facing a trial that must seem Kafkaesque even to a longtime victim of one of Asia's most repressive regimes. Confined to her home for most of the past two decades, Suu Kyi allegedly accepted a nighttime visit from an American who swam unbidden to her lakeside residence May 3. While the Nobel Peace laureate reportedly urged 53-year-old John Yettaw of Falcon, Mo., to leave, she is charged with violating the terms of her detention and faces up to five years in prison. Analysts call the trial a...

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