“These allegations are absurd.”, Reprimanded one of his lawyers. Former Burmese leader Aung San Suu Kyi, who was ousted by a military coup, is facing corruption charges, the official newspaper reported on Thursday (June 10). Myanmar’s global new light. It is alleged that the former real leader of the civil government was realized “$ 600,000 and several kilos of gold” Bribery. He is also being prosecuted for misusing land for the Daw Kin Ki Foundation he heads.
Aung San Suu Kyi “He was convicted of corruption using his position. He was therefore charged under Section 55 of the Prevention of Corruption Act.”, Refers to the newspaper. “The goal is to get her off the stage [politique] Will tarnish the image of the country and its image ”, Said one of his lawyers, Kin Mung So.
Arrested at 1 p.m.There is The February 1991 Nobel Peace Prize laureate is already facing a number of charges ranging from the illegal possession of walkie-talkies to inciting public unrest and violating state secrecy laws. If convicted, he could be barred from political life and serve long years in prison. Two trials are already scheduled in the capital, Naypyidaw, with the first scheduled to begin on June 14. The 75-year-old former leader may then be invited to appear in Yangon for an area related to the breach of the text on government secrets.
To justify its conspiracy, the military junta allegedly committed massive fraud in the November 2020 legislative elections, which were won by Aung San Suu Kyi’s party, the National League for Democracy. Almost daily demonstrations, strikes paralyzed the economy, resurgent conflicts between the military and rebel ethnic groups: Burma is in turmoil from where it put an end to the ten-year democratic blockade.
According to the Myanmar Association for the Prisoner of Political Prisoners (AAPP), the protest movement has been bloody repressed by security forces who have killed nearly 860 civilians in recent months, including women and children. Nearly 5,000 people have been detained as voluntary organizations condemn cases of unlawful execution, torture or violence against women.