Aung San Suu Kyi remains in custody

The charges against the State Councilor of Myanmar have been expanded.



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Despite protests on the street: Aung San Suu Kyi remains in custody.

There was talk of 14 days of pre-trial detention before Aung San Suu Kyi had to answer in court on Wednesday. The democracy activist, Nobel Peace Prize laureate and state councilor for Myanmar, who was re-elected in November, is accused of illegally importing and using radio equipment. At the beginning of the week, however, it emerged that she should also have violated the Civil Protection Act, which is currently being used to deal with the pandemic. After an initial hearing on Wednesday, Suu Kyi had to explain again in early March. To …

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Accessed on 02/17/2021 at 7:51 am on https://www.sn.at/politik/weltpolitik/aung-san-suu-kyi-bleibt-in-haft-99929554

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