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Myanmar Court Sentences Ousted Leader Aung San Suu Kyi To Four years

Myanmar Court Sentences Ousted Leader Aung San Suu Kyi To Four years

The Myanmar court found Aung San Suu Kyi guilty of incitement and violating coronavirus restrictions. The sentencing is the first in a series of cases in which she is being prosecuted since the army seized power.

06 December 2021
Aung San Suu Kyi Can Face Life Imprisonment After December 6 Verdict

Aung San Suu Kyi Can Face Life Imprisonment After December 6 Verdict

Sources report the first ruling in the trial of the ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi has been put back by a week. She could spend the rest of her life in prison...

30 November 2021

Myanmar Court Postpones Verdict For Ousted Leader Aung San Suu Kyi

Aung San Suu Kyi faces trials on a series of charges, including corruption, that could send her to prison for dozens of years if convicted.

Myanmar: Suu Kyi Aide Jailed For 20 Years For Treason — Local Reports

Myanmar: Suu Kyi Aide Jailed For 20 Years For Treason — Local Reports

U Win Htein, who is a close confidante of ousted civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi, was given a 20-year jail term by a special court.

29 October 2021

ASEAN Countries Blind To Opposition's Violence: Myanmar Leader

Senior Gen. Min Aung Hlaing blamed groups that were organized to oppose the military takeover for the ongoing deadly unrest in Myanmar.

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30 September 2021
UN Supports 5-Point Plan To Stop Violence And Restore Peace In Myanmar

UN Supports 5-Point Plan To Stop Violence And Restore Peace In Myanmar

The plan that calls for stopping violence, constructive dialogue, appointment of an ASEAN special envoy as mediator and humanitarian aid has got ASEAN support.


02 August 2021
Elections Will Be Held In Myanmar In 2 Years: Military Leader Min Aung Hlaing

Elections Will Be Held In Myanmar In 2 Years: Military Leader Min Aung Hlaing

The military government officially annulled last year’s election results last Tuesday and appointed a new election commission to take charge of the polls.


25 May 2021
Myanmar: Ousted Leader Aung San Suu Kyi Makes First In-Person Court Appearance Since Coup

Myanmar: Ousted Leader Aung San Suu Kyi Makes First In-Person Court Appearance Since Coup

The Myanmar military ousted Suu Kyi's government after her party won a landslide victory in a general election last November that would have given it a second...


06 April 2021
Myanmar Protest: Forces Arrest 60-Year-Old Comedian, Break Up Doctors' March

Myanmar Protest: Forces Arrest 60-Year-Old Comedian, Break Up Doctors' March

According to the Assistance Association for Political Prisoners, at least 570 protesters and bystanders, including 47 children, have been killed in the...


29 March 2021
Over 1,000 Myanmarese Refugees In Mizoram, 100 Sent Back But Sneak Back In: Officials

Over 1,000 Myanmarese Refugees In Mizoram, 100 Sent Back But Sneak Back In: Officials

Many of the people who have crossed the international border to reach Mizoram since the military seized power in Myanmar last month are personnel of the police...


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29 March 2021
Airstrikes In Myanmar, Thousand Flee To Neighbouring Thailand

Airstrikes In Myanmar, Thousand Flee To Neighbouring Thailand

An estimated 3,000 people crossed the river dividing the two countries into Thailand's Mae Hong Son province following two days of aerial attacks.


28 March 2021
Protest In Myanmar Continues A Day After Military Kills More Than 100

Protest In Myanmar Continues A Day After Military Kills More Than 100

At least 114 people were killed Saturday as security forces cracked down on protests against the February 1 coup that ousted Aung San Suu Kyi's elected...


23 March 2021
Myanmar Unrest: Military Justifies Crackdown On Protesters, Accuses Suu Kyi Of Graft

Myanmar Unrest: Military Justifies Crackdown On Protesters, Accuses Suu Kyi Of Graft

In its news conference, the military presented videos of street battles to argue that the demonstrators are violent and that its efforts to stop them are...


22 March 2021
Myanmar Protest: Detained BBC Journalist Aung Thura Freed

Myanmar Protest: Detained BBC Journalist Aung Thura Freed

Arrests of media workers have been part of the Myanmar military’s intensifying efforts to choke off information about resistance to the February 1 coup.


11 March 2021
Myanmar Junta Rejects UN Appeal, Kills More Protesters

Myanmar Junta Rejects UN Appeal, Kills More Protesters

The military also lodged a new allegation against Aung San Suu Kyi, the elected leader it ousted on February 1.


05 March 2021
Myanmar Protest: Junta Intensifies Action On Protestors, Expected To Get Worse

Myanmar Protest: Junta Intensifies Action On Protestors, Expected To Get Worse

The new junta's security forces have killed several agitators, jailed journalists or anyone capable of voicing an opinion and has limited legal protections


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28 February 2021
Myanmar: Police Arrests Many As Civilians Protest Against Military Rule

Myanmar: Police Arrests Many As Civilians Protest Against Military Rule

The violence erupted early morning when medical students were marching in Yangon's streets near the Hledan Center intersection


20 February 2021
Two Protestors Shot Dead By Police In Myanmar

Two Protestors Shot Dead By Police In Myanmar

As anti-coup protests surge in Myanmar, two people have been killed in police firing


17 February 2021
Mass Anti-Coup Demonstrations Rock Myanmar

Mass Anti-Coup Demonstrations Rock Myanmar

The new wave of protests come just a day after junta leaders had declared that the anti-coup demonstrations were dying down in the country


16 February 2021
Myanmar police file new charge against Aung San Suu Kyi

Myanmar police file new charge against Aung San Suu Kyi

Suu Kyi has been charged with violating Article 25 of the Natural Disaster Management Law, used against those who have broken coronavirus restrictions.


15 February 2021
Aung San Suu Kyi Detention Extended As Protests Continue In Myanmar

Aung San Suu Kyi Detention Extended As Protests Continue In Myanmar

Suu Kyi will now be remanded until February 17, according to Khin Maung Zaw, a lawyer asked by Suu Kyi's party to represent her.


14 February 2021
Anti-Coup Protests In Myanmar Soar, Large Demonstrations In Major Cities

Anti-Coup Protests In Myanmar Soar, Large Demonstrations In Major Cities

Eight days of street demonstrations are estimated to have drawn hundreds of thousands of people to the streets despite the threat of six months' imprisonment.


12 February 2021
Myanmar Coup: Protests Erupt Against Draft Cybersecurity Law; Citizens Fear Quashing Of Dissent

Myanmar Coup: Protests Erupt Against Draft Cybersecurity Law; Citizens Fear Quashing Of Dissent

A draft cybersecurity law due to be implemented in Myanmar has sparked protests in the country as people fear that it might be used to suppress dissent.


12 February 2021
'Join Hands' With Army For Democracy: Myanmar Coup Leader

'Join Hands' With Army For Democracy: Myanmar Coup Leader

The military has said it was forced to step in because Suu Kyi's government failed to properly investigate allegations of fraud in the November elections


11 February 2021
Joe Biden Announces Sanctions Against Military Leaders Of Myanmar

Joe Biden Announces Sanctions Against Military Leaders Of Myanmar

Biden said he has approved a new executive order enabling the US to immediately sanction the military leaders who directed the coup, their business interests,...


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