Aung San Suu Kyi faces seven separate indictments.
Concern for the future of Myanmar’s deposed leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, is mounting after her appearance in a purpose-built
courtroom in the country’s capital Naypyidaw at the start of what is expected to be a seven-week trial. Since the coup on February 1
, little has been seen of Aung San Suu Kyi, and her future appears uncertain after the initial court proceedings.
Initially charged with the illegal possession of walkie-talkies, charges against the pro-democracy leader have escalated dramatically
. She now stands accused of various counts of corruption that, if she is
First Published: Jun 18 2021 | 9:57 AM IST