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Aung San Suu Kyi: Myanmar ousted leader sentenced to four more years in prison

A court in Myanmar sentenced ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi to four more years in prison, in the latest of a series of trials. She was convicted for the illegal possession and import of walkie-talkies and breaking Covid-19 rules. Ms Suu Kyi was first convicted in December, and given a reduced jail sentence of […]

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Myanmar: 20-year-old anti-coup woman protester succumbs to bullet wounds

A 20-year-old woman became the first anti-coup protester to die after she was shot in the head last week. Mya Thwe Thwe Khaing was injured two days before her 20th birthday when police tried to disperse protesters. An image of the protester being cradled after she was shot was widely shared, and her death has […]

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Myanmar police fire shots against military coup protesters

Myanmar police fired rubber bullets at demonstrators in the capital Nay Pyi Taw, as thousands defied a ban on protests.¬†Water cannon and tear gas were also used against protesters. One woman is in hospital in a critical condition with a head wound. Protesters are fighting against a military coup that removed the elected government last […]