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Myanmar: Aung San Suu Kyi jailing sparks global outrage

Governments and international organizations have said Myanmar's most prominent pro-democracy figure did not receive a fair trial, and accuse the ruling junta of sacking the rule of law in a bid to hold power.

Myanmar’s ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi was handed a two-year jail sentence by the country’s ruling junta on Monday, drawing international condemnation.

  • Deutsche Welle

She was charged with incitement against the military junta and breaking coronavirus restrictions.

A Nobel Peace Prize laureate, Suu Kyi had been Myanmar’s de facto head of government from 2015 to February 2021, when she was ousted in a military coup and put under house arrest.

Her imprisonment is…

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