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Aung San Suu Kyi ‘in Good Health,’ Says Lawyer After

Detained Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi is “in good health,” said the lead lawyer defending her in court cases brought by the junta that overthrew her elected government two months ago following their first meeting on Wednesday. The deposed state counselor, 75, spoke with junior attorney Min Min Soe via video conference in the […]Read More

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Myanmar: Aung San Suu Kyi Charged with Corruption to The

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Myanmar’s military on Thursday charged Aung San Suu Kyi with corruption, alleging she illegally accepted gold bars and $600,000 (€501,500). It comes as the United Nations’ Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar said that the military is “likely engaging in crimes against humanity.” A military spokesman told reporters […]Read More

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Anti-Coup Protests in Myanmar Expand As New Arrests Are Made

Hundreds of teachers and students poured onto the streets of Myanmar’s largest city Yangon after the country’s military, Tatmadaw, expanded their arrests of Myanmarese officials on 5 February in the follow up to the 1 February coup. A new wave of protests has hit the country hours after the military arrested Win Htein – a […]Read More

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Gen Prayut and Suu Kyi open 2nd Thai-Myanmar Friendship Bridge

Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha joined Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi today to preside over the opening of the second Thai-Myanmar Friendship Bridge across the Moei River, linking Thailand’s Mae Sot district and Myawaddy town in Myanmar. Thai Government deputy spokesman Lt-Gen Weerachon Sukhondhapatipak said Prime Minister Prayut hailed the opening of the […]Read More

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Petrol Bomb Thrown at Suu Kyi’s Lakeside Villa

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – A petrol bomb was thrown at the lakeside Yangon compound of Myanmar’s leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Thursday while she was away from her home, a government spokesman said. “It was a petrol bomb,” spokesman Zaw Htay confirmed to AFP, without giving further details on a possible motive for a small […]Read More

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Myanmar’s Suu Kyi Visits Troubled Rakhine Border District

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Myanmar’s de facto leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, visited areas hit by conflict in the western state of Rakhine on Thursday for the first time since a crackdown launched by the country’s military against Rohingya Muslim minority two months ago sparked a refugee crisis. Suu Kyi boarded a military helicopter at Sittwe, […]Read More

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Aung San Suu Kyi Rejects Claims She’s ‘Soft’ on Myanmar’s

Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi, under mounting criticism over her government’s military offensive against minority Muslim Rohingyas, on Tuesday rejected claims that she had softened her stand towards the military after her party took power last year. In an interview with Radio Free Asia, she said she has remained firm with the […]Read More

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Myanmar to Increase Security For Aung San Suu Kyi After

The Myanmar government is arranging more security for State Counselor and Foreign Affairs Minister Aung San Suu Kyi after her name appeared on a hit list sent by the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militant group to police in Malaysia, a government spokesman said Wednesday. Her name was listed along with those of […]Read More