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.
Toru Kubota, a Japanese documentary filmmaker who was sentenced to ten years in prison in Myanmar, has expressed relief after being freed by the junta in an amnesty. Martin Fritz reports from Tokyo.
Myanmar's ruling military junta has issued new rules making it harder for foreign aid groups to operate in the country. NGO's will need to adapt their strategies to reach those in need.
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An Israeli military court sentenced Hamouri, who holds French citizenship, to administrative detention in March, accusing him of being a member of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), and said he “endangers security in the region”. Israel, the US and the EU consider the PFLP a “terrorist group”.
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Myanmar's military leader criticized foreign interference as the country marked its Independence Day. The junta pledged to release thousands of prisoners.
The military junta is observing the 75th anniversary of independence with a gesture of amnesty, but critics have called it a stunt. Thousands still remain locked up as authorities continue to crack down on dissenters.
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