National League for Democracy

Myanmar sentences lawmaker from Aung San Suu Kyi's party to death

The NLD's Phyo Zeyar Thaw, who was arrested in November, was sentenced to death for offences under the country's Counterterrorism Law.

published on : 22nd January 2022

Myanmar court jails Suu Kyi aides for sedition

The sentence, passed in a special court inside Yangon's Insein prison, is the latest blow struck in the military authorities' legal campaign against Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy.

published on : 30th December 2021

International outcry as Myanmar junta jails Suu Kyi for two years

A special court initially sentenced the 76-year-old Suu Kyi to four years in prison, but she was partially "pardoned" hours later by the junta chief, who halved the sentence to two years.

published on : 7th December 2021

Myanmar's ruling junta sentences Aung San Suu Kyi's close aide to 20 years jail for treason

Former soldier Win Htei is a longtime political prisoner who has spent long stretches of time in detention for campaigning against military rule.

published on : 29th October 2021

Myanmar junta to put ousted leader Suu Kyi on trial for corruption

The 76-year-old Nobel laureate is currently on trial for flouting coronavirus restrictions during polls the NLD won in a landslide last year, illegally importing walkie talkies and sedition.

published on : 17th September 2021