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# aung-san-suu-kyi - Wednesday 27 April, 2022

Former Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi sentenced to five years in prison
# Myanmar
# Myanmar

Former Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi sentenced to five years in prison

Apr 27th 2022, 7:09 AM 14,171 Views 12 Comments

She has already been sentenced to six years imprisonment in other cases and faces ten more corruption charges.

# aung-san-suu-kyi - Monday 14 February, 2022

Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi goes on trial over ‘election fraud’
# On Trial
# On Trial

Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi goes on trial over ‘election fraud’

Feb 14th 2022, 5:25 PM 6,027 Views 0 Comments

The army seized power and arrested Ms Suu Kyi in February last year.

# aung-san-suu-kyi - Tuesday 1 February, 2022

Dozens arrested to suppress protests on Myanmar coup anniversary
# Arrests
# Arrests

Dozens arrested to suppress protests on Myanmar coup anniversary

Feb 1st 2022, 7:12 AM 6,938 Views 5 Comments

Opponents of military rule in the country have called for a “Silent Strike” aimed at emptying the streets of Myanmar’s cities and towns.

# aung-san-suu-kyi - Thursday 30 December, 2021

Myanmar junta court jails close aides of ousted leader
# Sentenced
# Sentenced

Myanmar junta court jails close aides of ousted leader

Dec 30th 2021, 9:34 AM 5,934 Views 5 Comments

The country has been in turmoil since February when generals deposed the civilian government.

# aung-san-suu-kyi - Monday 27 December, 2021

Myanmar court postpones verdicts in second case against Aung San Suu Kyi
# Myanmar
# Myanmar

Myanmar court postpones verdicts in second case against Aung San Suu Kyi

Dec 27th 2021, 9:25 AM 10,147 Views 0 Comments

The ousted leader is accused of illegally importing and possessing walkie-talkies.

# aung-san-suu-kyi - Monday 6 December, 2021

Myanmar court sentences ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi to four years in prison
# Junta
# Junta

Myanmar court sentences ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi to four years in prison

Dec 6th 2021, 6:57 AM 17,271 Views 13 Comments

The ruling is the first in a series of cases brought against the 76-year-old since the army seized power on 1 February.

# aung-san-suu-kyi - Tuesday 16 November, 2021

Aung San Suu Kyi to be prosecuted for ‘electoral fraud’ in Myanmar
# Myanmar
# Myanmar

Aung San Suu Kyi to be prosecuted for ‘electoral fraud’ in Myanmar

Nov 16th 2021, 9:25 AM 9,463 Views 0 Comments

Allegations of electoral fraud were the main reason cited by the military for its 1 February seizure of power.

# aung-san-suu-kyi - Sunday 1 August, 2021

Myanmar junta chief says new elections will be held in two years
# Myanmar
# Myanmar

Myanmar junta chief says new elections will be held in two years

Aug 1st 2021, 6:31 PM 8,864 Views 7 Comments

The country has been in turmoil since the army ousted the civilian leader in February.

# aung-san-suu-kyi - Monday 14 June, 2021

Junta trial of Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi gets underway
# Myanmar
# Myanmar

Junta trial of Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi gets underway

Jun 14th 2021, 1:45 PM 7,173 Views 0 Comments

The Nobel Peace Prize laureate is being charged with accepting illegal payments of cash and gold, among other charges.

# aung-san-suu-kyi - Sunday 2 May, 2021

Violence erupts in Myanmar as thousands gather to call for 'spring revolution' against military junta
# Myanmar Coup
# Myanmar Coup

Violence erupts in Myanmar as thousands gather to call for 'spring revolution' against military junta

May 2nd 2021, 5:46 PM 9,616 Views 9 Comments

Security forces ousted civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi in a 1 February coup.

# aung-san-suu-kyi - Wednesday 3 March, 2021

Myanmar security forces fire at protesters as UN says 38 dead in 'bloodiest' day
# Military Coup
# Military Coup

Myanmar security forces fire at protesters as UN says 38 dead in 'bloodiest' day

Mar 3rd 2021, 8:15 PM 7,682 Views 7 Comments

The junta has ignored the global condemnation, responding to the uprising with escalating strength.

# aung-san-suu-kyi - Monday 1 March, 2021

Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi hit with two new criminal charges
# Myanmar
# Myanmar

Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi hit with two new criminal charges

Mar 1st 2021, 6:18 PM 11,985 Views 9 Comments

Suu Kyi has not been seen in public since being detained on 1 February.

# aung-san-suu-kyi - Thursday 18 February, 2021

Police rampage targets striking railway workers in Myanmar as protests continue
# Military Coup
# Military Coup

Police rampage targets striking railway workers in Myanmar as protests continue

Feb 18th 2021, 12:24 PM 5,853 Views 0 Comments

Opponents of the coup are also urging foreign businesses to cut their ties to Myanmar operations they believe benefit the military.

# aung-san-suu-kyi - Monday 15 February, 2021

Fresh protests in Myanmar after junta cuts off internet, deploys troops
# Military Coup
# Military Coup

Fresh protests in Myanmar after junta cuts off internet, deploys troops

Feb 15th 2021, 7:35 AM 6,989 Views 1 Comment

The country’s new military leadership has so far been unmoved by a torrent of international condemnation.

# aung-san-suu-kyi - Saturday 13 February, 2021

Tensions mount in Myanmar as protesters step in to prevent arrest of anti-coup activists
# Military Coup
# Military Coup

Tensions mount in Myanmar as protesters step in to prevent arrest of anti-coup activists

Feb 13th 2021, 11:22 AM 7,757 Views 4 Comments

Demonstrators continue to defy the military authorities.

# aung-san-suu-kyi - Wednesday 10 February, 2021

Myanmar protesters return to streets despite police violence
# Military Coup
# Military Coup

Myanmar protesters return to streets despite police violence

Feb 10th 2021, 8:16 AM 4,771 Views 4 Comments

Protesters are calling for power to be restored to Aung San Suu Kyi’s deposed civilian government.

# aung-san-suu-kyi - Tuesday 9 February, 2021

Police fire rubber bullets at anti-coup demonstrators as crowds continue to defy military
# Myanmar
# Myanmar

Police fire rubber bullets at anti-coup demonstrators as crowds continue to defy military

Updated Feb 9th 2021, 7:29 AM 10,559 Views 1 Comment

International condemnation of the coup continues to grow.

# aung-san-suu-kyi - Sunday 7 February, 2021

Thousands of people rally against military coup in Myanmar demanding release of Suu Kyi
# Yangon
# Yangon

Thousands of people rally against military coup in Myanmar demanding release of Suu Kyi

Feb 7th 2021, 10:44 AM 9,242 Views 17 Comments

Yesterday, new military authorities cut most access to the internet, making Twitter and Instagram inaccessible.

# aung-san-suu-kyi - Saturday 6 February, 2021

Myanmar junta blocks internet access as protests widen over coup
# Myanmar
# Myanmar

Myanmar junta blocks internet access as protests widen over coup

Updated Feb 6th 2021, 10:15 AM 19,213 Views 12 Comments

Since the coup, social media platforms have been major sources of independent news as well as organising tools for protests.

# aung-san-suu-kyi - Friday 5 February, 2021

Myanmar military tightens grip on power as key aide of Aung San Suu Kyi arrested
# Myanmar
# Myanmar

Myanmar military tightens grip on power as key aide of Aung San Suu Kyi arrested

Feb 5th 2021, 9:40 AM 6,710 Views 2 Comments

Win Htein, aged 79, was detained at his home in Yangon.

# aung-san-suu-kyi - Thursday 4 February, 2021

Myanmar's generals order access to Facebook be restricted as UN chief says coup must fail
# Military Coup
# Military Coup

Myanmar's generals order access to Facebook be restricted as UN chief says coup must fail

Feb 4th 2021, 7:47 AM 7,197 Views 8 Comments

One of the country’s main telecom providers confirmed that authorities ordered it to “temporarily block” Facebook access.

# aung-san-suu-kyi - Wednesday 3 February, 2021

Aung San Suu Kyi charged with possessing illegal walkie-talkies
# Military Coup
# Military Coup

Aung San Suu Kyi charged with possessing illegal walkie-talkies

Feb 3rd 2021, 12:37 PM 14,255 Views 10 Comments

The charges against Suu Kyi appear to carry a maximum sentence of two years in prison.

# aung-san-suu-kyi - Tuesday 2 February, 2021

Myanmar generals in firm control after coup as US threatens sanctions
# Aung San Suu Kyi
# Aung San Suu Kyi

Myanmar generals in firm control after coup as US threatens sanctions

Feb 2nd 2021, 7:25 AM 9,295 Views 2 Comments

US President Joe Biden led the chorus of global outrage, calling for a quick restoration of democracy.

# aung-san-suu-kyi - Monday 1 February, 2021

Explainer: Why has the Myanmar military staged a coup and what happens next?
# Explainer
# Explainer

Explainer: Why has the Myanmar military staged a coup and what happens next?

Feb 1st 2021, 1:28 PM 17,090 Views 5 Comments

The military today declared it had taken control of the country for one year under a state of emergency.

Coveney 'strongly' condemns military coup in Myanmar and calls for 'immediate' release of Aung San Suu Kyi
# Myanmar
# Myanmar

Coveney 'strongly' condemns military coup in Myanmar and calls for 'immediate' release of Aung San Suu Kyi

Updated Feb 1st 2021, 1:09 PM 42,135 Views 56 Comments

The military has declared it had taken control of the country for one year under a state of emergency

# aung-san-suu-kyi - Wednesday 11 December, 2019

Aung San Suu Kyi denies Burma genocide claims at top UN court
# Burma
# Burma

Aung San Suu Kyi denies Burma genocide claims at top UN court

Dec 11th 2019, 1:32 PM 7,466 Views 21 Comments

The former pro-democracy figurehead refuted allegations that the army had killed civilians in 2017.

# aung-san-suu-kyi - Monday 11 February, 2019

Galway councillors vote to revoke Freedom of the City from Myanmar's Suu Kyi
# Revoked
# Revoked

Galway councillors vote to revoke Freedom of the City from Myanmar's Suu Kyi

Feb 11th 2019, 9:34 PM 13,150 Views 38 Comments

Councillors in Dublin rescinded the honour in December 2017.

# aung-san-suu-kyi - Friday 11 January, 2019

'Silencing the truth': Journalists to remain in notorious prison after losing appeal
# Myanmar
# Myanmar

'Silencing the truth': Journalists to remain in notorious prison after losing appeal

Jan 11th 2019, 11:01 AM 8,329 Views 7 Comments

Reporters Wa Lone (32) and Kyaw Soe Oo (28) were arrested in Yangon in December 2017.

# aung-san-suu-kyi - Monday 12 November, 2018

Amnesty International strips Aung San Suu Kyi of its highest honour
# Ambassador Of Conscience
# Ambassador Of Conscience

Amnesty International strips Aung San Suu Kyi of its highest honour

Nov 12th 2018, 7:04 PM 25,255 Views 42 Comments

The group revoked the award in light of Suu Kyi’s “betrayal of the values she once stood for”.

# aung-san-suu-kyi - Thursday 13 September, 2018

Aung San Suu Kyi defends court decision to jail two Reuters reporters
# Rohingya Crisis
# Rohingya Crisis

Aung San Suu Kyi defends court decision to jail two Reuters reporters

Sep 13th 2018, 11:09 AM 15,622 Views 38 Comments

The two Reuters journalists were reporting on the Rohingya crisis.

# aung-san-suu-kyi - Wednesday 29 August, 2018

Aung San Suu Kyi won't be stripped of Nobel Peace Prize, committee says
# Myanmar
# Myanmar

Aung San Suu Kyi won't be stripped of Nobel Peace Prize, committee says

Aug 29th 2018, 9:44 PM 11,940 Views 26 Comments

The statement came after a damning UN report termed the treatment of the Rohingya people as “genocide”.

# aung-san-suu-kyi - Wednesday 13 December, 2017

Councillors vote to strip Aung San Suu Kyi of the Freedom of Dublin
# Freedom Of The City
# Freedom Of The City

Councillors vote to strip Aung San Suu Kyi of the Freedom of Dublin

Dec 13th 2017, 7:29 PM 27,598 Views 79 Comments

Councillors voted in favour of the motion at a council meeting tonight.

# aung-san-suu-kyi - Tuesday 12 December, 2017

U2 write letter supporting the Freedom of Dublin being stripped from Aung San Suu Kyi
# One Band To Overthrow
# One Band To Overthrow

U2 write letter supporting the Freedom of Dublin being stripped from Aung San Suu Kyi

Dec 12th 2017, 6:20 PM 32,169 Views 84 Comments

Councillors are looking at how to remove the award from her.

# aung-san-suu-kyi - Thursday 30 November, 2017

Aung San Suu Kyi is one step closer to having her Freedom of Dublin stripped
# Expunged
# Expunged

Aung San Suu Kyi is one step closer to having her Freedom of Dublin stripped

Nov 30th 2017, 12:42 PM 20,103 Views 47 Comments

Councillors are also expected to take the honour from Bob Geldof.

# aung-san-suu-kyi - Tuesday 28 November, 2017

Pope Francis arrives in Myanmar amid tense Rohingya crisis
# Myanmar
# Myanmar

Pope Francis arrives in Myanmar amid tense Rohingya crisis

Nov 28th 2017, 7:49 AM 5,850 Views 9 Comments

Ethnic hatred has driven huge numbers of Muslim Rohingya from the country.

# aung-san-suu-kyi - Thursday 23 November, 2017

Myanmar and Bangladesh to sign deal to return thousands of Rohingya refugees
# Rohingya
# Rohingya

Myanmar and Bangladesh to sign deal to return thousands of Rohingya refugees

Nov 23rd 2017, 10:59 AM 6,305 Views 25 Comments

More than 620,000 people have poured into Bangladesh since August.

# aung-san-suu-kyi - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

Dublin councillors to examine rules about removing Freedom of the City status
# Rohingya Crisis
# Rohingya Crisis

Dublin councillors to examine rules about removing Freedom of the City status

Nov 14th 2017, 12:57 PM 11,834 Views 63 Comments

Bob Geldof yesterday asked that he have his honour taken away from him.

# aung-san-suu-kyi - Monday 13 November, 2017

He admits giving it up is 'a PR stunt', but what happens now to Bob Geldof's Freedom of Dublin?
# Boomtown Rant
# Boomtown Rant

He admits giving it up is 'a PR stunt', but what happens now to Bob Geldof's Freedom of Dublin?

Nov 13th 2017, 3:44 PM 25,426 Views 110 Comments

Geldof wants the honour to be taken off Aung San Suu Kyi.

Bob Geldof defends decision to return the Freedom of the City of Dublin
# Banana Republic
# Banana Republic

Bob Geldof defends decision to return the Freedom of the City of Dublin

Nov 13th 2017, 10:36 AM 52,221 Views 145 Comments

Geldof says he doesn’t want to be associated with “handmaiden to genocide” Aung San Suu Kyi.

Do you think Bob Geldof is right to return his Freedom of Dublin award?
# What Do You Think
# What Do You Think

Do you think Bob Geldof is right to return his Freedom of Dublin award?

Nov 13th 2017, 9:05 AM 35,950 Views 127 Comments

Geldof said he’s returning the honour in protest against the Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi.

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