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Aung San Suu Kyi: Myanmar's democracy figurehead could face life imprisonment in 'politically motivated' prosecution

By Anna B. Plunkett, Lecturer in International Relations, Department of War Studies, King's College London
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Ousted Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi has been sentenced to two years in prison over breaches of the country’s COVID restrictions in the first of a number of trials, which – if she is found guilty of all the charges – could bring her a cumulative sentence of more than 100 years. She has been under house arrest since the country’s military took control in February. She denies all accusations against her.

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