Myanmar Delays 1st Verdict in Aung San Suu Kyi Trial

ImageHolding up a poster featuring Aung San Suu Kyi during a demonstration against the military coup in Yangon in February. 
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A judge in Myanmar on Tuesday delayed the announcement of a highly anticipated verdict against the country’s ousted civilian leader, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, who is facing a series of rulings that could keep her locked up for the rest of her life.

Ms. Aung San Suu Kyi, who was detained in a military coup in February, is facing 11 charges and a maximum imprisonment of 102 years. Her trials have been held in closed-door hearings in Naypyidaw, Myanmar’s capital. The junta has barred all five of her lawyers from speaking to the news media, saying that their communications could “destabilize the country.”

The court was…

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