[Mr. Mike Hancock in the Chair] — Burma

Part of the debate – in Westminster Hall at 9:30 am on 9th December 2009.

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Photo of Lindsay Hoyle Lindsay Hoyle Labour, Chorley 9:30 am, 9th December 2009

I congratulate the hon. Gentleman on securing this important debate. He is right that the charges were trumped up. Does he agree that if it had not been for the American journalist swimming across the lake, the regime would have found other charges to ensure that Aung San Suu Kyi remained in prison for much longer?