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Where is Aung San Suu Kyi?

Where is Aung San Suu Kyi?

By Sribala Subramanian
Myanmar's ousted leader was reportedly whisked out of jail during a heatwave.

Myanmar Junta Moves Aung San Suu Kyi to House Arrest

Myanmar Junta Moves Aung San Suu Kyi to House Arrest

By Sebastian Strangio
A junta spokesperson said that the 78-year-old leader was relocated due to the intense heat in Myanmar's central plain.
Myanmar Court Sets March Auction for Imprisoned Leader’s Villa

Myanmar Court Sets March Auction for Imprisoned Leader’s Villa

By Sebastian Strangio
The lakeside villa, where Aung San Suu Kyi spent more than 15 years under house arrest, will go under the hammer on March 20.

How an ‘Unlikely Prisoner’ Survived 650 Days in Myanmar’s Jails

How an ‘Unlikely Prisoner’ Survived 650 Days in Myanmar’s Jails

By Sebastian Strangio
"The difference to the past," says economist Sean Turnell, "is that this junta does not seem to even pretend anymore that it has any sort of vision for Myanmar."

Why Did Myanmar’s Military Reduce Aung San Suu Kyi’s Prison Sentence?

Why Did Myanmar’s Military Reduce Aung San Suu Kyi’s Prison Sentence?

By Sebastian Strangio
The move is part of a strategy aimed at normalizing the junta's relations with the outside world - or at least with ASEAN.

Myanmar Junta’s Surprise Pardons Show International Pressure Is Working

Myanmar Junta’s Surprise Pardons Show International Pressure Is Working

By Benedict Rogers
That the generals felt the need to offer pardons – albeit largely empty ones – of top NLD leaders suggests that the junta is feeling the heat from international isolation.

Aung San Suu Kyi Has Some of Her Prison Sentences Reduced by Myanmar’s Military Junta

Aung San Suu Kyi Has Some of Her Prison Sentences Reduced by Myanmar’s Military Junta

By Associated Press
Despite the minor reduction in her prison sentence, the 78-year-old Nobel laureate still faces 27 years in prison.
Myanmar Junta Transfers Aung San Suu Kyi Out of Solitary Confinement

Myanmar Junta Transfers Aung San Suu Kyi Out of Solitary Confinement

By Sebastian Strangio
The 78-year-old leader is now reportedly being detained at a government building in Naypyidaw.

Anwar Ibrahim, Prisoner of Political Allegiances

Anwar Ibrahim, Prisoner of Political Allegiances

By Sophie Lemière
Having finally scaled the pinnacle of his country's politics, will political compromises now undermine Anwar's dream of a genuinely democratic Malaysia?

What the Dissolution of the NLD Means For Myanmar’s Conflict

What the Dissolution of the NLD Means For Myanmar’s Conflict

By Sebastian Strangio
Aside from further embittering the population toward the military junta, the disbanding of the former ruling party is unlikely to have much impact on Myanmar's downward trajectory.

Graft Convictions Extend Aung San Suu Kyi’s Prison Term to 26 Years

Graft Convictions Extend Aung San Suu Kyi’s Prison Term to 26 Years

By Grant Peck
New convictions extend the NLD leader's prison term, an effort critics of the military government say is designed to keep her from contesting elections planned for 2023.
Myanmar Junta Sentences Australian Economist to 3 Years Prison

Myanmar Junta Sentences Australian Economist to 3 Years Prison

By Sebastian Strangio
Sean Turnell was sentenced alongside Aung San Suu Kyi, whom he served as an economic adviser prior to her overthrow last year.

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