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Bloomberg Politics published this video item, entitled “Myanmar Junta Starts Suu Kyi’s Trial” – below is their description.
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.”Bloomberg Politics YouTube Channel
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In This Story: Aung San Suu Kyi
Aung San Suu Kyi is a Burmese politician, diplomat, author, and a 1991 Nobel Peace Prize laureate who served as State Counsellor of Myanmar and Minister of Foreign Affairs from 2016 to 2021.
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A coup d’état or just coup is the removal and seizure of a government and its powers. Typically, it is an illegal, unconstitutional seizure of power by a political faction, the military, or a dictator.