A military court that was today expected to pass judgment in the first batch of 11 show trials currently facing deposed leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, has deferred a decision until December 6, sources close to Naypyidaw’s Zabuthiri special court have said. A presiding judge was originally expected to reveal the outcome of two cases …
A man charged with throwing a petrol bomb into the compound of State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi earlier this year has been sentenced to five years’ imprisonment. Win Naing, 48, was found guilty by a court in Yangon’s Bahan Township.
The Yangon Police Force has announced that the suspected perpetrator of an attack in which a petrol bomb was hurled at State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi’s residence in Yangon will be prosecuted regardless of his medical condition.
A petrol bomb was hurled at the Yangon residence of State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi on Thursday morning. No one was injured at the compound and Burma’s de facto leader was away in Naypyidaw at the time.
The Lower House of Parliament has passed a bill in favour of again printing the image of General Aung San on banknotes, with the vote on Friday overcoming opposition from the chamber’s military bloc.
Proposed US sanctions targeting Burma’s military for its treatment of Rohingya Muslims would hinder the fledgling civilian government sharing power with the generals, a spokesman for de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi said on Friday.