Aung San Suu Kyi: Myanmar sentences Aung San Suu Kyi’s party MP to death – Times of India

Military court closed in Yangon myanmar An MLA has been sentenced from Aung San Suu KyiThe National League for Democracy (NLD) party and a prominent democracy activist were put to death. al Jazeera Reported on Saturday.
of NLD Phyo Zaire Thaw, who was arrested in November, was sentenced to death for crimes under the country’s anti-terrorism law, the media outlet cited a statement from the generals.
prominent democracy activist Kyaw Min You, better known as Ko Jimmy, same sentence was given, statement added.
“The Burmese army has sentenced key activists, Jimmy and Zayer Thaw, to death. This may be the latest attempt by the army to crush the discontent and hopes of the people… but the protests and resistance increase daily, so our determination Resolve to overthrow this army,” tweeted a Burmese human rights activist working at Burma Campaign UK.
Al Jazeera reported that he was found guilty of crimes involving explosives, bombings and terrorism financing, but the details were sketchy due to the blackout at the proceedings.
Myanmar plunges into crisis when army chief Min Aung Huling ousted the elected government of aung san suu and captured power for the army on February 1 last year.
The coup spurred mass protests and the Civil Disobedience Movement, and thousands were arrested in an army effort to crack down on dissent. According to Al Jazeera, around 1,500 civilians are estimated to have been killed.

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