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Aung San Suu Kyi Moved to Prison in Myanmar’s Capital


FILE - Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi receives a final report from Philippine diplomat Rosario Manalo, a member of the Independent Commission of Enquiry for Rakhine State, at the Presidential Palace in Naypyitaw, Myanmar on Jan. 20, 2020.

Ousted Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi was transferred Wednesday to a prison in the country’s capital.

The ongoing legal proceedings against her are also shifting from a courtroom to a newly built facility in the prison compound.

Suu Kyi has been charged with at least 20 crimes since the army seized power from her in early 2021. She denies the charges.

Western countries have called for her release, while the military says she is being given due process by an independent court system.

Some information for this report came from The Associated Press and Reuters.

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