Ousted Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi has been sentenced to four years in prison, the first in a series of verdicts that could mean she spends the rest of her life in jail.
She been under house arrest since a military coup in February ended her elected government.
The former leader was found guilty on charges of inciting dissent and breaking Covid rules under a natural disasters law.
Rights group Amnesty called the charges “bogus” and said it was the “latest example of the military’s determination to eliminate all opposition and suffocate freedoms in Myanmar”.
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