Latest News for: Suu kyi

Edit

Australian academic detained in Myanmar testifies at trial

The Associated Press 12 Aug 2022
BANGKOK (AP) — An Australian academic who is being tried with ousted Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi on charges of violating the country’s official secrets law testified in court for the first time on Thursday, a legal official said ... He was arrested five days later and is now being held in the main prison in Naypyitaw, the capital, as is Suu Kyi.
Edit

Jailed Australian economist testifies in closed Myanmar trial

Al Jazeera 12 Aug 2022
An Australian academic and economic adviser to Myanmar’s elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi, who was detained after the military seized power last year, has testified in a military court for the first time ... All of the trials involving Aung San Suu Kyi have been held under similar restrictions.
Edit

Australian held in Myanmar pleads not guilty in closed court – media

FX Empire 12 Aug 2022
(Reuters) -An Australian economist and former adviser to deposed Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi has pleaded not guilty in a closed Myanmar court to charges of violating an official secrets law, Australian broadcaster ABC reported on Friday ... Suu Kyi’s elected government in a coup.
Edit

Australian held in Myanmar pleads not guilty in closed court: Report

The Times of India 12 Aug 2022
An Australian economist and former adviser to deposed Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi has pleaded not guilty in a closed Myanmar court to charges of violating a state secrets law, according to media reports on Friday ... military ousted Suu Kyi's elected government in a coup.
Edit

Australian held in Myanmar pleads not guilty in closed court -media

Reuters 12 Aug 2022
Aug 12 (Reuters) - An Australian economist and former adviser to deposed Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi has pleaded not guilty in a closed Myanmar court to charges of violating a state secrets law, according to media reports on Friday ... 6 last year, a few days after the military ousted Suu Kyi's elected government in a coup.
Edit

Aussie economist pleads not guilty in Myanmar trial

Manila Standard 12 Aug 2022
Sean Turnell was working as an adviser to Myanmar’s civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi when he was detained shortly after the coup that ousted her government in February last year ... Turnell and co-accused Suu Kyi had earlier appeared at weekly hearings in a special court in the sprawling, military-built capital.
Edit

Australian academic held in Myanmar reportedly pleads not guilty

Sydney Morning Herald 12 Aug 2022
Professor Sean Turnell, an economist, served as an adviser to Suu Kyi. They were both arrested when her elected government was ousted by the army last year ....
Edit

Australian economist pleads not guilty at Myanmar junta trial

Straits Times 12 Aug 2022
August 12, 2022 2.12 PM Sean Turnell, a professor, was an adviser to civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi ....
Edit

Australian economist pleads not guilty at Myanmar junta trial: source

The Philadelphia Inquirer 12 Aug 2022
Sean Turnell was working as an adviser to Myanmar's civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi when he was detained shortly after the coup that ...
Edit

Time to bounce Myanmar from ASEAN?

Asiatimes 12 Aug 2022
This month’s ... I think even a superman cannot resolve the Myanmar issue ... Min Aung Hlaing has been blowing raspberries at Cambodia since it assumed this year’s rotating chair of ASEAN, deluding Prime Minister Hun Sen he would release imprisoned Australian economist Sean Turnell and would permit Prak to visit Aung San Suu Kyi, among other rebuffs ... ....
Edit

Australian academic pleads not guilty in trial with ousted Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi, ...

The Guardian 11 Aug 2022
Sean Turnell was arrested and charged with violating the official secrets act five days after Aung San Suu Kyi’s ...
Edit

Académico australiano preso en Myanmar declara en tribunal

Ottumwa Courier 11 Aug 2022
BANGKOK (AP) — Un académico australiano al que se juzga junto con la gobernante derrocada Aung San Suu Kyi por violar la ley de secretos oficiales declaró ante un tribunal por primera vez el jueves, dijo una fuente judicial ... .
Edit

This Day in History — August 11

Jamaica Observer 11 Aug 2022
Today is the 223rd day of 2022. There are 142 days left in the year. TODAY'S HIGHLIGHT. 1962 ... OTHER EVENTS. 1712 ... 1786 ... 1863 ... Myanmar's generals again succeed in isolating democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, but her fleeting emergence during a gruelling trial on charges of violating her house arrest show that her steely resolve and charisma remain intact ... .
Edit

'Crimes vs humanity seen rising in Myanmar'

The Manila Times 10 Aug 2022
1, 2021, ousting the civilian government of Aung Sang Suu Kyi and arresting her ... Sexual crimes ... They pointed to the junta's execution of four political prisoners last month — including a former lawmaker from Suu Kyi's National League of Democracy party and a pro-democracy activist — marking the first deaths of their kind in the country in decades.
Edit

China built 3,000 houses in Myanmar for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

Beijing News 10 Aug 2022
DHAKA, Bangladesh - On Sunday, China pledged to assist Bangladesh in repatriating thousands of Rohingya refugees to Myanmar ... More than a million Rohingya Muslim refugees live in Bangladeshi camps after fleeing persecution in Buddhist-majority Myanmar, primarily in 2017 when Aung San Suu Kyi was in power ... ....

Most Viewed

Israel Defense Forces - Female Soldier Votes in Israeli Government Elections
Creative Commons / Israel Defense Forces
A woman wearing a face mask walks past a Huawei store temporarily closed due to coronavirus-related restrictions in Beijing, Thursday, May 12, 2022
AP / Mark Schiefelbein
×