Myanmar’s deposed leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, once again asked in a brief digital court hearing to speak with her lawyer in person. She has been imprisoned since the military coup on February 1. The new ruler accused her of breaching confidentiality obligations and violating corona measures. The next meeting will be held on April 26.
At the end of March, Suu Kyi had the opportunity to use Talk to a lawyer. In a police station surrounded by police, lawyers are allowed to talk to clients via video connections. Conversations are only allowed in connection with litigation. Suu Kyi also stated that she wanted to see her lawyer in person without being monitored. The military did not agree to this request.
Since the army deposed Aung San Suu Kyi, at least 700 people have been killed in the demonstrations. Nearly three thousand people were arrested. The protest also ended with violence last weekend.
Reports on the number of victims vary widely: from at least ten to at least eighty-two, as written by local action organizations and news organizations. On national television, Nineteen people executed Announced.
Since 1962, the country has been firmly in control of the country for about 50 years, and the army that chose power sharing 10 years ago completely took over from the democratically elected Nobel Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi on February 1.
It won the election by an overwhelming majority in 2015 and won an even greater victory in November last year, which largely annoyed the military. They say that fraud has occurred. Since the coup on February 1, protests have been brutally suppressed.
The spokesperson of the military regime defended the army’s suppression. The military government said the protests are now waning. The top military leader claimed that democratic elections could be held again in two years.
Many countries, including the Netherlands, issued a joint statement calling for violence against civilians termination. The international community is worried that violent conflicts may turn into civil wars.