.Myanmar (Burma)
Protestors demanding the release of deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi (PTI/AFP Photo)

  • 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

.Burma, Myanmar (Burma)
Myanmar's deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi has been hit with fresh corruption charges. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • 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

.Naypyitaw, Myanmar (Burma)
Anti-coup protesters burn a Chinese flag during a demonstration in Yangon, Myanmar on Wednesday. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • 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

.Naypyitaw, Myanmar (Burma)
Aung San Suu Kyi is the State Counsellor of Myanmar and Leader of the National League for Democracy (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • 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 

.Burma, Myanmar (Burma)
Aung San Suu Kyi is the leader of the National League for Democracy. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • 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

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 ...

.Naypyidaw, Myanmar (Burma)
Demonstrators flash the three-fingered symbol of resistance during an anti-coup mask strike in Yangon, Myanmar. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • 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

.Myanmar (Burma)
The military deposed Suu Kyi's government and seized power. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • 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 ...

.Kachin, Myanmar (Burma)
Military airstrikes against ethnic Karen guerrillas in their homeland have displaced thousands and sent civilians fleeing into neighbouring Thailand. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • The military's lethal crackdown on protesters in large central cities has received much of the attention
  • The military launched deadly airstrikes against ethnic Karen guerrillas in their homeland
  • Several of the rebel armies have threatened to join forces if the killing of civilians doesn't stop