Protesters in Myanmar hold portraits of deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi during an anti-coup demonstration in Mandalay earlier this year. Photo: AFP
Protesters in Myanmar hold portraits of deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi during an anti-coup demonstration in Mandalay earlier this year. Photo: AFP
Myanmar

Myanmar junta plays down Suu Kyi jail term, says sentence halved ‘on grounds of humanity’

  • At a virtual briefing with regional journalists, junta information minister Maung Maung Ohn insisted there was ‘no partiality’ in Aung San Suu Kyi’s trial
  • Asean’s role in the crisis was also discussed – as was Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen’s apparent embrace of Myanmar’s generals

Topic |   Myanmar
Protesters in Myanmar hold portraits of deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi during an anti-coup demonstration in Mandalay earlier this year. Photo: AFP
Protesters in Myanmar hold portraits of deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi during an anti-coup demonstration in Mandalay earlier this year. Photo: AFP
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