Burma's military junta says supporters of Aung San Suu Kyi have broken laws by harassing people who photographed the opposition leader.
The government released a statement today (Sunday) accusing followers of the Nobel peace prize laureate of taking cameras away from people who were snapping her picture. The release of the statement coincided with Aung San Suu Kyi's return to the capital, Rangoon after an 11-day tour.
The opposition leader had been in northwestern Chin state to open offices for her National League for Democracy party and to meet party officials.
Last week the U.S. State Department issued a report saying Burma's military government has become more confrontational in its exchanges with the opposition NLD and has offered few signs of progress towards the stated pledge of a political transition to democracy.
The NLD won an overwhelming election victory in 1990, which has never been recognized by the ruling generals.
Information for this report is provided by AP and AFP.