Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi sentenced to 4 years in prison

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Myanmar’s ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi, who spent much of the 1990s and 2000s under house arrest, has been sentenced to four years in prison by a military-controlled court in Myanmar. She was found guilty of incitement against the military and breaching Covid-19 rules during elections last year. Deposed by the armed forces in a February 1 coup, it’s the first conviction in a series of trials the 76-year-old faces. After power was taken from her civilian-controlled government, she and colleagues from the National League for Democracy (NLD) party were indicted for charges including corruption and electoral fraud. Once seen as a torch-bearer for human rights, the 1991 Nobel Peace Prize winner’s reputation became tarnished in recent years over her response to the ongoing Rohingya refugee crisis.

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