Myanmar’s Suu Kyi in good health, lawyer says
31 March 2021 | 3:19 pm
Myanmar's ousted civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi appears to be in good health despite two months of detention, her legal team says as diplomatic pressure on the military junta ramped up.
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Some say exports to the European Union are essential to provide a livelihood to ordinary people in Myanmar. Others argue that importing products plays into the junta's narrative that it's business as usual.
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Aung San Suu Kyi has been detained since Myanmar's democratically elected government was overthrown in a 2021 military coup. The junta has said the partial pardon will shave 6 years off a 33-year sentence.
The pardon granted to Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi will cut her sentence by six years, but the junta still intends to keep her locked up for decades. Regime opponents dismiss the move as a "political trick."
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