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

Dec 06, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

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.

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

Nov 30, 2021 Deutsche Welle

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 if convicted of charges including incitement and corruption.

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

Oct 29, 2021 Deutsche Welle

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.

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.

30 September, 2021

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

Associated Press (AP)

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

Associated Press (AP)

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

Associated Press (AP)

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 five-year term in office.

06 April, 2021

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

Associated Press (AP)

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

29 March, 2021

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

Outlook Web Bureau

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 and fire brigade

29 March, 2021

Airstrikes In Myanmar, Thousand Flee To Neighbouring Thailand

Associated Press (AP)

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

Associated Press (AP)

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 government.

23 March, 2021

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

Associated Press (AP)

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 justified.

22 March, 2021

Myanmar Protest: Detained BBC Journalist Aung Thura Freed

Associated Press (AP)

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

Associated Press (AP)

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

Associated Press (AP)

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

28 February, 2021

Myanmar: Police Arrests Many As Civilians Protest Against Military Rule

Associated Press (AP)

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

Associated Press (AP)

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

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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