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# Aung San Suu Kyi

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# Myanmar
Myanmar's ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi jailed for further seven years
The Nobel laureate is now facing more than three decades behind bars.
# Aung San Suu Kyi
UN Security Council adopts first ever Myanmar resolution and calls for release of Aung San Suu Kyi
Suu Kyi has been a prisoner since the army toppled her government almost two years ago.
# extended
Myanmar extends Suu Kyi’s prison term to 26 years
A new ruling adds three years more jail time to the 17 years she is already serving for other offences.
# Aung San Suu Kyi
Myanmar's Suu Kyi sentenced to three years for 'electoral fraud'
Journalists have been barred from proceedings in the military-built capital Naypyidaw.
# Myanmar
Former Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi sentenced to five years in prison
She has already been sentenced to six years imprisonment in other cases and faces ten more corruption charges.
# on trial
Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi goes on trial over ‘election fraud’
The army seized power and arrested Ms Suu Kyi in February last year.
# Arrests
Dozens arrested to suppress protests on Myanmar coup anniversary
Opponents of military rule in the country have called for a “Silent Strike” aimed at emptying the streets of Myanmar’s cities and towns.
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# Sentenced
Myanmar junta court jails close aides of ousted leader
The country has been in turmoil since February when generals deposed the civilian government.
# Myanmar
Myanmar court postpones verdicts in second case against Aung San Suu Kyi
The ousted leader is accused of illegally importing and possessing walkie-talkies.
# Junta
Myanmar court sentences ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi to four years in prison
The ruling is the first in a series of cases brought against the 76-year-old since the army seized power on 1 February.
# Myanmar
Aung San Suu Kyi to be prosecuted for ‘electoral fraud’ in Myanmar
Allegations of electoral fraud were the main reason cited by the military for its 1 February seizure of power.
# Myanmar
Myanmar junta chief says new elections will be held in two years
The country has been in turmoil since the army ousted the civilian leader in February.
# Myanmar
Junta trial of Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi gets underway
The Nobel Peace Prize laureate is being charged with accepting illegal payments of cash and gold, among other charges.
# myanmar coup
Violence erupts in Myanmar as thousands gather to call for 'spring revolution' against military junta
Security forces ousted civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi in a 1 February coup.
# military coup
Myanmar security forces fire at protesters as UN says 38 dead in 'bloodiest' day
The junta has ignored the global condemnation, responding to the uprising with escalating strength.
# Myanmar
Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi hit with two new criminal charges
Suu Kyi has not been seen in public since being detained on 1 February.
# military coup
Police rampage targets striking railway workers in Myanmar as protests continue
Opponents of the coup are also urging foreign businesses to cut their ties to Myanmar operations they believe benefit the military.
# military coup
Fresh protests in Myanmar after junta cuts off internet, deploys troops
The country’s new military leadership has so far been unmoved by a torrent of international condemnation.
# military coup
Tensions mount in Myanmar as protesters step in to prevent arrest of anti-coup activists
Demonstrators continue to defy the military authorities.
# military coup
Myanmar protesters return to streets despite police violence
Protesters are calling for power to be restored to Aung San Suu Kyi’s deposed civilian government.
# Myanmar
Police fire rubber bullets at anti-coup demonstrators as crowds continue to defy military
International condemnation of the coup continues to grow.
# Yangon
Thousands of people rally against military coup in Myanmar demanding release of Suu Kyi
Yesterday, new military authorities cut most access to the internet, making Twitter and Instagram inaccessible.
# Myanmar
Myanmar junta blocks internet access as protests widen over coup
Since the coup, social media platforms have been major sources of independent news as well as organising tools for protests.
# Myanmar
Myanmar military tightens grip on power as key aide of Aung San Suu Kyi arrested
Win Htein, aged 79, was detained at his home in Yangon.
# military coup
Myanmar's generals order access to Facebook be restricted as UN chief says coup must fail
One of the country’s main telecom providers confirmed that authorities ordered it to “temporarily block” Facebook access.
# military coup
Aung San Suu Kyi charged with possessing illegal walkie-talkies
The charges against Suu Kyi appear to carry a maximum sentence of two years in prison.
# Aung San Suu Kyi
Myanmar generals in firm control after coup as US threatens sanctions
US President Joe Biden led the chorus of global outrage, calling for a quick restoration of democracy.
# Explainer
Explainer: Why has the Myanmar military staged a coup and what happens next?
The military today declared it had taken control of the country for one year under a state of emergency.
# Myanmar
Coveney 'strongly' condemns military coup in Myanmar and calls for 'immediate' release of Aung San Suu Kyi
The military has declared it had taken control of the country for one year under a state of emergency
# Burma
Aung San Suu Kyi denies Burma genocide claims at top UN court
The former pro-democracy figurehead refuted allegations that the army had killed civilians in 2017.
# revoked
Galway councillors vote to revoke Freedom of the City from Myanmar's Suu Kyi
Councillors in Dublin rescinded the honour in December 2017.
# Myanmar
'Silencing the truth': Journalists to remain in notorious prison after losing appeal
Reporters Wa Lone (32) and Kyaw Soe Oo (28) were arrested in Yangon in December 2017.
# ambassador of conscience
Amnesty International strips Aung San Suu Kyi of its highest honour
The group revoked the award in light of Suu Kyi’s “betrayal of the values she once stood for”.
# rohingya crisis
Aung San Suu Kyi defends court decision to jail two Reuters reporters
The two Reuters journalists were reporting on the Rohingya crisis.
# Myanmar
Aung San Suu Kyi won't be stripped of Nobel Peace Prize, committee says
The statement came after a damning UN report termed the treatment of the Rohingya people as “genocide”.
# Freedom of the City
Councillors vote to strip Aung San Suu Kyi of the Freedom of Dublin
Councillors voted in favour of the motion at a council meeting tonight.
# one band to overthrow
U2 write letter supporting the Freedom of Dublin being stripped from Aung San Suu Kyi
Councillors are looking at how to remove the award from her.
# Expunged
Aung San Suu Kyi is one step closer to having her Freedom of Dublin stripped
Councillors are also expected to take the honour from Bob Geldof.
# Myanmar
Pope Francis arrives in Myanmar amid tense Rohingya crisis
Ethnic hatred has driven huge numbers of Muslim Rohingya from the country.
# rohingya
Myanmar and Bangladesh to sign deal to return thousands of Rohingya refugees
More than 620,000 people have poured into Bangladesh since August.