Aung San Suu Kyi has been detained since the February 1 coup, alongside the other leaders of her party. Photo: AFP Aung San Suu Kyi has been detained since the February 1 coup, alongside the other leaders of her party. Photo: AFP
Aung San Suu Kyi has been detained since the February 1 coup, alongside the other leaders of her party. Photo: AFP
Anna Plunkett
Opinion

Opinion

Anna Plunkett

Aung San Suu Kyi trial: how Myanmar’s judicial system is stacked against the deposed leader

  • Deposed civilian leader now stands accused of various counts of corruption that, if she is found guilty, could result in what is effectively a life sentence
  • The judiciary is nominally independent, but almost all of the lawyers, judges and court officials were trained under the military

Aung San Suu Kyi has been detained since the February 1 coup, alongside the other leaders of her party. Photo: AFP Aung San Suu Kyi has been detained since the February 1 coup, alongside the other leaders of her party. Photo: AFP
Aung San Suu Kyi has been detained since the February 1 coup, alongside the other leaders of her party. Photo: AFP
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Anna Plunkett

Anna Plunkett

Anna Plunkett is a PhD candidate at the Department of War Studies at King's College London.