The junta justification for its passage into force was to invoke “enormous” irregularities in November 2020’s elections. These were won overwhelmingly by the National League for Democracy, Aung San Suu Kyi.
Aung San Suu Kyi, a former leader of Burmese, was overthrown in February by the army and is now being indicted. “Electoral fraud”The state media announced Tuesday, November 16 that his party won the 2020 legislative elections.
She will be sued “Electoral fraud”According to the newspaper “Global New Light of Myanmar”, there was no further information.
15 other officials, including the former President Win Myint were also arrested during the February coup. They will all be charged with the same offense.
The junta always justified its passage into force by invoking“Huge”The National League for Democracy in Aung San Suu Kyi won the November 2020 elections with overwhelming support for irregularities. It has not been proven that anyone was charged.
International observers had at that time qualified the election as “free and fair.” “Globally fair and free”.
This indictment of Nobel Peace Prize is the latest. It comes the day following the release of Danny Fenster, an American journalist. Fenster was pardoned after six months of imprisonment on the eve a trial in which he could be sentenced to life imprisonment for terrorism. He was deported to America.
Since his February 1st arrest, Aung San Suu Kyi (76) has been under house arrest. He was taken into custody for multiple offenses, including illegal importation and corruption of walkie talkies and inciting to public disorder.
She is also accused in violation of the restrictions on Covid-19. A verdict in this section of the case is expected on December 14.
If found guilty, she could spend years in prison.
His trial is held behind closed doors at a special court located in Naypyidaw. Media are not allowed to attend. The junta also prohibited its legal team and international organizations from speaking with the media.
Win Htein was a close friend of Suu Kyi aged 80 and sentenced to 20 year detention for treason at the end of October.
A decade-long period of democratic transition was ended by the February coup.