Myanmar ousted leaders Aung San Suu Kyi, Win Myint to face five new corruption charges

Myanmar’s ousted former leader Aung San Suu Kyi and deposed President Win Myint will face five additional charges of corruption, each carrying a maximum of 15 years in prison, a source familiar with the proceedings said on Friday. The cases centre on the hiring a helicopter while in office, said the source, who declined to… Read More Myanmar ousted leaders Aung San Suu Kyi, Win Myint to face five new corruption charges

Myanmar court jails deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi in widely-criticised trial

A court in military-ruled Myanmar found deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi guilty of charges of incitement and breaching coronavirus restrictions on Monday, drawing international condemnation of what some critics described as a “sham trial”. Suu Kyi is set to serve two years in detention at an undisclosed location, a sentence reduced from four years… Read More Myanmar court jails deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi in widely-criticised trial

Myanmar military junta accuses ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi of bribery

Myanmar’s military government accused deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Thursday of accepting illegal payments, while eight people were killed when security forces opened fire on protests against the coup, witnesses said. Rights group Amnesty International accused the military of adopting battle tactics against demonstrators. Six people were killed in the central town of… Read More Myanmar military junta accuses ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi of bribery

At least thirteen dead as Myanmar security forces open fire on anti-coup protesters

Myanmar security forces opened fire on protests against military rule on Wednesday, killing at least 13 people, witnesses and media reported, a day after neighbouring countries called for restraint and offered to help Myanmar resolve the crisis. The security forces resorted to live fire with little warning in several towns and cities, witnesses said, as… Read More At least thirteen dead as Myanmar security forces open fire on anti-coup protesters

Myanmar police file charges against ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi

Myanmar police have filed charges against ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi for illegally importing communications equipment and she will be detained until February 15 for investigations, according to a police document. Myanmar’s army seized power on Monday, detaining Nobel laureate Suu Kyi and cutting short a transition to democracy in a takeover that has… Read More Myanmar police file charges against ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi