Myanmar: Removed the head of government Aung San Suu Kyi in court

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Emma Teitel
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Myanmar’s military government brutality against protesters, a court, meanwhile, the former De facto head of government Aung San Suu Kyi the process. The 75-Year-old has been located since the coup two months ago, in house arrest. Now she is accused of, in addition to the previous charges of a violation of a law on State secrets, which appears to originate from the colonial period.

Suu Kyi is accused of, among other things, for “incitement to riot”, in addition, they allegedly possessed wireless devices without the necessary permission and bribes have collected. If found guilty, she could be a life-long of all the political Offices and excluded.

Health Suu Kyi’s apparently good

On Wednesday, the former head of government to be able to speak for the first Time since her house arrest, under strict conditions with their lawyers. Suu Kyi was their lawyers, according to all appearance, your physical well-being.

On Thursday, Suu Kyi appeared before the court. At the hearing in the capital, Nay Pyi Taw, it was only on procedural issues, as well as the formal appointment of eight defenders. “She was smart and charming as always,” said her lawyer Khin Maung Zaw. Another court date is for the 12. April stated.

The protests against the military junta to take, meanwhile, on Thursday were killed according to Reports, at least two people. In Monywa in the centre of the country, a protester was shot and killed. Ten people had been wounded, reported a paramedic to the AFP news Agency.

Also in the second largest city of Mandalay, a person died and six more were injured. Since the beginning of the demonstrations were killed, according to activists, at least 535 people. On Saturday alone, it should have been more than 141 people Dead.

The Red cross complained that his staff had become the target of attacks by the security forces. The UN special envoy Christine Schraner Burgener warned of a civil war in the country. It is necessary “to prevent a catastrophe in the heart of Asia”.

China rejects sanctions

China’s Ambassador to the United Nations, during the emergency meeting of the UN Committee for a “democratic Transition”, rejected sanctions against the country. Beijing maintains good relationship with its southern neighbors.

International companies are already withdrawing from the country. Several textile companies, including H&M, Primark and Benetton, want to pause production in Myanmar. The Munich-based banknote manufacturer, Giesecke+Devrient (G+D) announced on Wednesday its business with Myanmar for the time being. So far, the company’s Raw, auxiliary and operating materials for the production of the banknotes of the Myanmar currency, the Kyat delivered.

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