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.
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.
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.
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.
Senior Gen. Min Aung Hlaing blamed groups that were organized to oppose the military takeover for the ongoing deadly unrest in Myanmar.
The plan that calls for stopping violence, constructive dialogue, appointment of an ASEAN special envoy as mediator and humanitarian aid has got ASEAN support.
The military government officially annulled last year’s election results last Tuesday and appointed a new election commission to take charge of the polls.
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
The military also lodged a new allegation against Aung San Suu Kyi, the elected leader it ousted on February 1.
The new junta's security forces have killed several agitators, jailed journalists or anyone capable of voicing an opinion and has limited legal protections
The violence erupted early morning when medical students were marching in Yangon's streets near the Hledan Center intersection
As anti-coup protests surge in Myanmar, two people have been killed in police firing
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