Burma: Aung San Suu Kyi placed in isolation in a prison in capital

Since her eviction during a coup d’etat last year, the winner of the Nobel Prize was assigned to house in a secret place kept.

Le Monde with AFP

The ex-Burmese leader dismissed, Aung San Suu Kyi, left her residence supervised to be placed in isolation in a prison complex in Naycyidaw, the capital built by the soldiers, announced, Thursday, June 23, junta in power. “In accordance with criminal laws (…), it is maintained in isolation in prison,” said Zaw Min Tun, a junta spokesperson, in a press release.

Since his eviction during a coup d’etat last year, Suu Kyi was under house arrest in a secret place held in Naycyidaw, accompanied by several house employees and his dog, according to sources close to the file .

The winner of the Nobel Prize, aged 77, only went out to attend the hearings of her river trial, she risks a total of ten years in prison.

long years under house arrest

His lawyers are not allowed to address the media and journalists cannot attend his trial. Under the regime of a previous junta, she spent many years under residence supervised in her family property in Rangoun, the largest city in Burma.

As part of his current detention, his links with the outside world are limited to brief meetings with his lawyers before the hearings.

She has already been found guilty of corruption, incentive to violence, violation of health rules related to COVVI-19 as well as infringement to the telecommunications law and a court sentenced her to eleven years prison.

/Media reports.