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Myanmar Court Sentences Suu Kyi to 5 Years for Corruption
April 27, 2022

Myanmar Court Sentences Suu Kyi to 5 Years for Corruption

By Grant Peck
The sentence is designed to legitimize the military's seizure of power while keeping the 76-year-old elected leader from returning to an active role in politics.

Dynasties’ Daughters and Martyrs’ Widows: Female Leaders and Gender Inequality in Asia
February 26, 2022

Dynasties’ Daughters and Martyrs’ Widows: Female Leaders and Gender Inequality in Asia

By Mark R. Thompson
The relatively large number of female leaders in Asia appears surprising given their general paucity globally.
Australia Calls for Myanmar Junta to Release Detained Economist
February 07, 2022

Australia Calls for Myanmar Junta to Release Detained Economist

By Sebastian Strangio
Professor Sean Turnell had worked as an economic policy advisor to ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi.

Myanmar Shadow Government Drops Objections to ICJ’s Rohingya Genocide Case
February 03, 2022

Myanmar Shadow Government Drops Objections to ICJ’s Rohingya Genocide Case

By Sebastian Strangio
Assuming responsibility for the ICJ case is a means for the National Unity Government to assert its position as Myanmar's legitimate government.

Aung San Suu Kyi Hit With 5 New Corruption Charges
January 17, 2022

Aung San Suu Kyi Hit With 5 New Corruption Charges

By Sebastian Strangio
The 76-year-old leader now faces a barrage of more than 15 criminal charges, designed to consign her to an early – and forced – retirement.

Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi Sentenced to 4 More Years in Prison
January 10, 2022

Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi Sentenced to 4 More Years in Prison

By Associated Press
The military junta has not allowed any outside party to meet with Aung San Suu Kyi since its seizure of power.

Myanmar Court Postpones Verdicts in 2nd Case Against Suu Kyi
December 28, 2021

Myanmar Court Postpones Verdicts in 2nd Case Against Suu Kyi

By Tassanee Vejpongsa
The charge of having improperly imported walkies-talkies was the first filed against Suu Kyi and served as the initial justification for her detention.
Aung San Suu Kyi’s Sentence Matters. We Cannot Forget Myanmar.
December 08, 2021

Aung San Suu Kyi’s Sentence Matters. We Cannot Forget Myanmar.

By Michael Bailey
Aung San Suu Kyi inspired a generation of young people who are keeping the dream of freedom alive in Myanmar.

Myanmar Court Sentences Ousted Leader Aung San Suu Kyi to 4 Years
December 06, 2021

Myanmar Court Sentences Ousted Leader Aung San Suu Kyi to 4 Years

By Grant Peck
The sentences relate to just two of the more than 10 criminal charges facing the country's ousted leader.

Myanmar Army Truck Runs Down Protesters Ahead of Suu Kyi Verdict
December 06, 2021

Myanmar Army Truck Runs Down Protesters Ahead of Suu Kyi Verdict

By Sebastian Strangio
The attack was just the latest in a series of bloody attacks committed by the security forces against those protesting the military coup.

Myanmar Election Body Charges Aung San Suu Kyi With Electoral Fraud
November 16, 2021

Myanmar Election Body Charges Aung San Suu Kyi With Electoral Fraud

By Grant Peck
It could potentially result in the NLD being dissolved and unable to participate in a new election the military has promised in two years.
Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi Set to Testify in Incitement Trial
October 06, 2021

Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi Set to Testify in Incitement Trial

By Sebastian Strangio
The military's persecution of the NLD leader could reinforce her symbolic power.

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