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Aung San Suu Kyi trial: how Myanmar’s judicial system is stacked against the deposed leader

Concern for the future of Myanmar’s deposed leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, is mounting after her appearance in a purpose-built courtroom in the country’s capital Naypyidaw at the start of what is expected to be a seven-week trial. Since the coup on February 1, little has been seen of Aung San Suu Kyi, and her future appears uncertain after the initial court proceedings.
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Trial of Aung San Suu Kyi begins in closed courtoom in Myanmar

The trial of Myanmar’s ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi began on Monday in a closed courtroom in Naypyidaw, as the military junta escalated its attempts to remove her as a political threat. No journalists were present at the hearing inside the Naypyidaw council compound, where there was a heavy...
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Aung San Suu Kyi: Trial of ousted Myanmar leader begins

The trial of ousted Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi has got under way, four months after a military coup removed the elected government from office. She is charged with owning unlicensed walkie-talkies and violating Covid restrictions. Later trials will focus on allegations of corruption and breaking the official secrets...
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Myanmar’s military junta puts ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi on trial

Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar’s deposed civilian leader, appeared in court on Monday for the start of a weeks-long trial that is almost certain to find her guilty of politically motivated charges. The 75-year-old is facing a predicament worse than her 15 years under house arrest after a failed popular...
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Aung San Suu Kyi faces charges in Myanmar as trial begins

June 14 (UPI) -- The Myanmar military started its trial against ousted civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Monday on charges that could remove her public life. The military arrested Suu Kyi in February during a coup after accusing her and her party of election fraud. Since then, the military has slapped her with seven criminal charges that her lawyers say are all politically motivated.
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Deposed Myanmar Leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Trial for Corruption

Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar’s deposed civilian leader, went on trial Monday in the capital, Naypyidaw, on two of several corruption related charges filed against her by the military junta that seized power more than four months ago. The 75-year-old Suu Kyi is facing charges of illegally possessing unlicensed walkie-talkies...
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Myanmar authorities open new corruption cases against Aung San Suu Kyi

New corruption cases have been opened against Myanmar's deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi and other former officials from her government. The cases are the latest of a series brought against elected leader Suu Kyi, who was overthrown by the army on Feb. 1 in a coup that has plunged the Southeast Asian country into chaos.
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Aung San Suu Kyi formally charged with corruption by Myanmar military

Myanmar's deposed elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi and other detained officials have been formally charged by the military junta, state media reported Thursday morning local time. Details: "The Anti-Corruption Commission has inspected corruption cases against ex-state counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi. She was found guilty of committing corruption...
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Myanmar military junta charges Aung San Suu Kyi with corruption

Myanmar's deposed civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi has been charged with corruption by the country's military junta, state media reported Thursday, adding to a raft of legal cases against the Nobel Peace Prize laureate. The new charge follows an investigation by the Anti-Corruption Commission into several accusations leveled at...
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Aung San Suu Kyi faces fresh corruption charges in Myanmar as trial nears

Myanmar’s deposed leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, and other former officials from her government have been hit with fresh corruption charges, according to state-run media. Citing the country’s anti-corruption commission, the state newspaper Global New Light of Myanmar said on Thursday that the accusations related to the misuse of land for the charitable Daw Khin Kyi Foundation, which Aung San Suu Kyi chaired.