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Aung San Suu Kyi sentenced to 3 years hard labour for fraud in 2020 general elections

The Telegraph India 25 Sep 2022
Aspecial court in Naypyidaw, Myanmar, sentenced Aung San Suu Kyi, 77, to three years of hard labour for committing fraud in the 2020 general elections ... Thirty years ago, Suu Kyi had been ...
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Democratic Nations Must Continue To Pressure Myanmar Military Regime On Human Rights

OWP 25 Sep 2022
general-secretary’s special envoy Noleen Heyzer, said that she would not visit the country again unless she was able to meet with former leader Aung San Suu Kyi. Suu Kyi has been imprisoned since last year’s February 1st coup, and she has been held in solitary confinement since June, according to Reuters.
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Laos makes third-biggest meth seizure with 33M pills

The Manila Times 25 Sep 2022
BANGKOK. Police in Laos have made their third-biggest single seizure of illegal drugs after netting 33 million methamphetamine pills, a United Nations official said on Saturday ... 1, 2021 and ousted the elected government of Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung Sang Suu Kyi, but synthetic drug production was already booming before the takeover ... ....
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Bar junta envoy from attending Abe funeral, axed Myanmar diplomat says

Kyodo 25 Sep 2022
1, 2021 putsch ... 24, 2022. (Kyodo) ... Since the Myanmar military detained civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi and toppled her democratically elected government, the junta has killed over 2,300 demonstrators and other citizens and left some 974,000 people displaced, according to U.N. and other data ... Related coverage. ... ....
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Malaysian PM laments lack of UN action on Myanmar crisis

Al Jazeera 24 Sep 2022
Myanmar’s military seized power in February 2021 from Aung San Suu Kyi’s elected government, plunging the country into what some UN experts have described as a nascent civil war that has killed thousands ... Aung San Suu Kyi and top figures in her Cabinet and party were arrested by ...
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Model who criticized Myanmar's military govt fears repatriation

The Manila Times 24 Sep 2022
BANGKOK ... 1, 2021, from the elected government of Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi and has cracked down heavily on widespread opposition to its rule ... In July, authorities executed four activists, including a former lawmaker from Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy party, who were accused of involvement in terrorist activities ... ....
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US seeks action, possible UN resolution, on Myanmar junta

Khaleejtimes 23 Sep 2022
Chollet said he held talks both with other governments and with representatives of the National Unity Government -- dominated by ousted civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi's party -- and held a virtual meeting with armed ethnic groups inside the country.
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Myanmar junta ‘needs to feel more pressure’, US says seeking action

Hindustan Times 23 Sep 2022
Chollet said he held talks both with other governments and with representatives of the National Unity Government -- dominated by ousted civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi's party -- and held a virtual meeting with armed ethnic groups inside the country also known as Burma.
photo: AP / Dar Yasin, File
FILE - Rohingya Muslims, who spent four days in the open after crossing over from Myanmar into Bangladesh, carry their belongings after they were allowed to proceed towards a refugee camp, at Palong Khali, Bangladesh, Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017.
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UN told Myanmar has gone from ‘bad to worse to horrific’

Al Jazeera 23 Sep 2022
Myanmar was plunged into crisis when Senior General Min Aung Hlaing arrested re-elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi and seized power on the day the new parliament was due to sit ... Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy, marking the first use of the death penalty since the late 1980s.
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'Always hopeful': Friends of detained Australian optimistic as secret Myanmar trial ends

Australian Broadcasting Corporation 23 Sep 2022
Supporters of Australian advisor to former leader Aung San Suu Kyi, Sean Turnell, are hopeful of his possible release as his secret trial concludes ... .
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Myanmar civil society tells UN to stop giving regime ‘legitimacy’

Al Jazeera 23 Sep 2022
Led by army chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, the military arrested elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi and seized power in February 2021 ... The NUG has mounted an increasingly vocal campaign for engagement and recognition including at the UN, where Kyaw Moe Tun, the ambassador appointed by Aung San Suu Kyi’s elected government remains in his post ... .
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Outspoken Myanmar beauty queen held by Thai immigration

Arab News 23 Sep 2022
BANGKOK ... She made headlines in March 2021 when she urged the world to “save” the people of Myanmar from the military, which had seized power a month earlier ... While in Bangkok competing in the Miss Grand International contest, the former psychology student spoke out against the coup, which ousted the civilian government led by Aung San Suu Kyi ... ....
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Model who criticized Myanmar's military fears repatriation

Beaumont Enterprise 23 Sep 2022
She has been living in Thailand but needed to exit and reenter in order to extend her stay ... agency advised her she would be arrested in Vietnam and then repatriated to Myanmar ... Myanmar’s military seized power in February 2021 from the elected government of Aung San Suu Kyi and has cracked down heavily on the widespread opposition to its rule.
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Model who criticized Myanmar’s military fears repatriation

Metro USA 23 Sep 2022
BANGKOK (AP) — A model from Myanmar who denounced her country’s military rulers last year from the stage of a beauty pageant in Thailand said Friday she fears she may be forced back home ... Myanmar’s military seized power in February 2021 from the elected government of Aung San Suu Kyi and has cracked down heavily on widespread opposition to its rule.
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Myanmar dispatch: what is happening in Myanmar, or where do you stand on the Rohingya, NUG?

Jurist 22 Sep 2022
Myanmar law students are reporting for JURIST on challenges to the rule of law in their country under the military junta that deposed the civilian government of Aung San Suu Kyi in February 2021 ... Myanmar’s legal team, led by the State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, submitted preliminary objections to the court’s jurisdiction.

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