Driven from power on February 1 by a military junta, the former civilian leader in Burma, Aung San Suu Kyi, was targeted by new criminal proceedings on Monday, her lawyer announced.
“She is being prosecuted in six cases in total, five in Naypyidaw and one in Yangon,” said Min Min Soe after a hearing in a court in Naypyidaw, the capital, where the former leader appeared in court. videoconferencing.
Aung San Suu Kyi held in solitary confinement in a residence
“Aung San Suu Kyi has once again been indicted under section 25 of the Natural Disaster Management Law,” she added. Already prosecuted for having illegally imported walkie-talkies, the 75-year-old former leader was indicted a second time in mid-February for violating the law on the management of natural disasters.
On March 25, the authorities began new proceedings, accusing him of violating the law on state secrets. The 1991 Nobel Peace Prize laureate is also being prosecuted for “inciting public unrest”. Arrested on February 1, the one who headed the government de facto has since the military coup held in secret in a residence in Naypyidaw.