- Suu Kyi has been charged with violating a colonial-era secracy law and accepting illegal payment
- The court will heart testimony from witnesses claiming she broke COVID-19 restrictions, on Tuesday
- If convicted of all charges, Suu Kyi, 75, faces more than a decade in jail
- Aung Suu Kyi is accused of corruption using her rank
- She was charged Anti-Corruption Law section 55
- Kyi, the elected leader of Mynamar was ousted and detained in February
- Military ousted civilian leader Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi in February
- Armed forces have waged almost constant war against insurgent groups since 1948
- Over 100 people have lost their lives after the coup, protesting against the military regime
- According to her lawyer, Aung Suu Kyi is "healthy and fully confident"
- Myanmar has been in an uproar since the coup of February 1
- Junta threatened to dissolve Suu Kyi's party over alleged voted fraud
- The most serious charge against Suu Kyi is that she violated colonial-era Official Secrets Act
- Suu Kyi has not been seen in public since she was taken under house arrest on February 1
- She is expected to appear in person in court Monday
Continue to insist on release of detained leaders & end to violence: India at UNSC meeting on Myanmar
United Nations, May 1 (PTI) India has welcomed the ASEAN five-point consensus on Myanmar, which calls for an “immediate cessation” of violence in the country and that all parties shall exercise ...
- Myanmar grants an annual amnesty to thousands of prisoners to mark its traditional Buddhist New Year holiday
- The anti-coup activists have used the holiday as an opportunity to protest the growing death toll and mass arrests
- It remains unclear whether anti-junta protesters or journalists jailed covering the coup will be among those freed
- Suu Kyi faces a raft of criminal charges that could see her barred from office for life
- Suu Kyi was detained on Febraury 1
- She has been charged in six cases
London, Apr 8 (PTI) The UK government on Thursday condemned the “bullying actions” of the Myanmar military junta after the country’s ambassador, Kyaw Zwar Minn, was refused entry to his own ...