World reacts to 'politically motivated' jailing of Myanmar's Suu Kyi

International bodies, countries and rights groups slam the Myanmar junta over the conviction and sentencing of ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi to four years in prison, demanding her release

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12/6/2021 5:15:00 PM

International bodies, countries and rights groups slam the Myanmar junta over the conviction and sentencing of ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi to four years in prison, demanding her release

Countries and international bodies have condemned the Myanmar junta for sentencing deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi to four years in prison on charges of incitement and breaching coronavirus restrictions.

ASEAN Human RightsAssociation of Southeast Asian Nations's Parliamentarians for Human Rights have called the charges against Suu Kyi and other detained MPs as "nothing more than an excuse by the junta to justify their illegal power grab."

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"This sentencing is further evidence that, for the sake of its own credibility and future, the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) must hold the line against this illegal takeover.Amnesty InternationalMyanmar's junta is trying to "suffocate freedoms" with its jailing of Suu Kyi for incitement and breaching Covid-19 regulations, Amnesty International has said.

"The harsh sentences handed down to Aung San Suu Kyi on these bogus charges are the latest example of the military's determination to eliminate all opposition and suffocate freedoms in Myanmar," the group said in a statement.Human Rights Watch headtopics.com

New York-based Human Rights Watch (HRW) has condemned the guilty verdict."This is a judicial system in a court that is far from independent," said Deputy Asia Director for HRW Phil Robertson.READ MORE: ASEAN mulls Myanmar junta leader’s summit attendance amid Suu Kyi row

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The sentencing of Aung San Suu Kyi is another appalling attempt by Myanmar’s military regime to stifle opposition and suppress freedom and democracy.The UK 🇬🇧 calls on the regime to release political prisoners, engage in dialogue and allow a return to democracy.

— Liz Truss (@trussliz)December 6, 2021United KingdomBritain's Foreign Secretary Liz Truss has said the prison sentence was "another appalling attempt by Myanmar's military regime to stifle opposition and suppress freedom and democracy".

JapanJapan's foreign ministry has voiced "concern" over the verdict, which it called "an unfavourable development."ChinaChina has declined to criticise the verdict against Suu Kyi.Beijing hoped all parties in Myanmar would consider "the long-term interests of the country, narrow differences and carry on the hard-won democratic transition process", Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian told reporters at the daily briefing. headtopics.com

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