Myanmar sentences lawmaker from Suu Kyi’s party to death: statement

Yangon (AFP) Jan 21, 2022

Myanmar’s junta sentenced a member of Aung San Suu Kyi’s ousted party to death for terror offences on Friday, a statement said.

Phyo Zeyar Thaw, a member of the National League for Democracy arrested in November, was “sentenced to the death penalty today under anti-terrorism act”, the junta said.

Prominent democracy activist Kyaw Min Yu – better known as “Jimmy” – received the same sen

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