Myanmar

Myanmar’s overthrown leader Aung San Suu Kyi gets 4-year jail for ‘illegally possessing walkie talkie’

Yangon: A Myanmar court on Monday sentenced Nobel laureate and ousted Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi to four years in jail. According to sources, the court found Suu Kyi guilty in two charges related to illegally importing and possessing walkie talkies and one of violating restrictions related to Covid-19. Last month, she had been...

Myanmar court sentences Aung San Suu Kyi to 4-year jail

Yangon: A Myanmar court has sentenced ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi to four years of jail. Suu Kyi, who faces 11 separate charges, was found guilty of inciting dissent and breaking Covid rules under a natural disasters law. She has denied all the charges. Along with her, co-defendant Win Myint and ally of her...

Activists raise voice against Adani’s $290M port deal with Myanmar military-owned firm

An investigative report by Australia’s ABC news network has revealed that Adani Group has a $290 million commercial deal with a company controlled by Myanmar’s armed forces. Notably, UN investigators had accused Myanmar’s army of committing genocide and crime against humanity. Based on a report published by human rights activists and lawyers, the investigation alleged...