Myanmar Junta Starts Suu Kyi’s Trial

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    Jun.14 — Myanmar’s military junta has started its first trial for ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi after it seized power earlier this year. Suu Kyi and former President Win Myint, who have been in detention since Feb. 1 when the coup occurred and face multiple charges, appeared in court on Monday. Bloomberg’s Philip Heijmans reports on “Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia.”

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