Myanmar’s Suu Kyi faces new charge as crackdown intensifies

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  • FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Myanmar’s Suu Kyi faces new charge as crackdown intensifies” – below is their description.

    Police in #Myanmar filed a new charge against ousted leader Aung San #SuuKyi, her lawyer said Tuesday, in a move that may allow her to be held indefinitely without #trial as part of an intensifying #crackdown by authorities who seized power in a coup.

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