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Ousted Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi placed in solitary confinement

Ousted Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi has been placed in solitary confinement in a prison compound in capital Nay Pyi Taw after being removed from house arrest, said the ruling junta.Zaw Min Tun, a junta spokesperson, said in a statement on Thursday that the Myanmar leader was kept in solitary confinement in accordance with criminal laws.Ms Suu Kyi was arrested on 1 February last year after the military toppled her elected administration and took control of Myanmar.The leader was put under house arrest in the capital but was later moved to another location in the capital, thought to...
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Myanmar court sentences Aung San Suu Kyi to 5 years for corruption

A court in military-ruled Myanmar sentenced deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi to five years in jail on Wednesday after finding her guilty in the first of 11 corruption cases against her, a source with knowledge of the proceedings told NBC News. The Nobel laureate and figurehead of Myanmar’s opposition...
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Aung San Suu Kyi: Myanmar sentences ex-leader to jail for corruption

A court in military-ruled Myanmar has found former leader Aung San Suu Kyi guilty of corruption, the latest verdict in a series of secret trials. Ms Suu Kyi has been under house arrest since February 2021 when a military coup ousted her elected government. The 76-year-old Nobel laureate has been...
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Deposed Myanmar Leader Aung San Suu Kyi Convicted on Corruption Charges

Deposed Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi has been convicted of one of several corruption charges brought against her by the military junta that overthrew her civilian government last year. A judge in the capital, Naypyitaw, sentenced the 76-year-old Suu Kyi to five years in prison after announcing the verdict...
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