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Myanmar’s Suu Kyi was sentenced to 4 years on trial for being political

By GRANT PECK
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BANGKOK (AP) – Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi was found guilty of incitement and another count and sentenced to four years in prison. The civilian leader was ousted in a de facto coup this year. Her trial has been widely criticized as a follow-up attempt by the country’s military rulers to revive the democratic gains of recent years. It also serves as a significant reversal of fortunes for the Nobel Peace Prize laureate, who spent 15 years under house arrest for resisting the generals of Southeast Asian nations but then worked uncomfortably. beside them as they promised to usher in democracy. Monday’s sentencing is the first expected in a series of cases against 76-year-old Suu Kyi, who was arrested when the army seized power on February 1.

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