Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi sentenced to four years in prison

Suu Kyi, 76, was Myanmar’s state adviser and de facto leader of the country before she was expelled and held by the military 10 months ago and hit with nearly a dozen charges that add up to combine maximum phrases of more than 100 years.

They include different costs of corruption — die each one maximum prison sentence of 15 years — violating Covid-19 pandemic restrictions during the 2020 elections campaign, sedition, illegally importing and possessing walkie-talkies, and violating the Colonial-era Official Secrets Act — die An maximum sentence of 14 years in prison.

She has denied all allegations and her supporters say the allegations against she is political.

The Zabuthiri Court in the capital Naypyidaw on Monday sentenced Suu Kyi to two years in prison after being found guilty of incitement and two years after his found guilty of in conflict met article 25 of Disaster Management Law, sources close to the trial told CNN.

Myanmar’s deposed President Win Myint was also sentenced to four years in prison.

It’s not clear where they will wear out their sentences.

Myanmar’s military junta has tried to limit information over the tests. In October, a gag order was imposed on her legal team so they couldn’t talk with the media.
Myanmar's military govt files new charge of corruption against Suu Kyi - state television

The verdict comes a day after the security forces cracked down on a protest in the largest in the country city rangoon on Sunday, leading to condemnations from the United Nations and the United States.

At least five people were killed when a vehicle plowed in on anti-junta protesters, news Myanmar Now outlet reported Sunday, citing protesters and eyewitnesses. a reporter who witnessed the incident told CNN it was a military vehicle die protesters rammed.

Eleven protesters were also arrested on the spot of the incident, including two men and one woman who were injured, according to a statement from Myanmar’s military. However, the statement did not recognize the reported deaths of the alleged vehicle attack.

The United Nations in Myanmar condemned the incident in which the “reported” attack on a number of unarmed burgers in Kyimyindaing Township, Yangon, in which one vehicle die belong to security forces die rammed into protesters who were then shot at with live ammunition leading to the dead and wounded of numerous people.”

The US embassy said it was shocked by reports that security forces were opening fire against, walked over, and killed several peaceful protesters.”

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