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US calls political leader Aung San Suu Kyi's sentence a contempt of court

Tuesday, January 11, 2022

 US calls political leader Aung San Suu Kyi's sentence a contempt of court

  • The United States has condemned the sentencing of Myanmar's Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi as a contempt of court.
  • US State Department spokesman Ned Price has called on Myanmar's military government to release all elected leaders, including Aung San Suu Kyi.
  • The Norwegian Nobel Committee also condemned Aung San Suu Kyi's sentence.
  • He was sentenced by a Myanmar court to four years in prison.
  • According to the BBC, Aung San Suu Kyi has been sentenced to four years in prison on charges including illegal use of walkie-talkies, import and breaking Corona rules.
  • Aung San Suu Kyi was sentenced in December to four years in prison for violating coronavirus laws, which were later commuted to two years.
  • However, after the latest sentence, the total imprisonment period of the deposed leader has increased to 6 years.


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