Why did Myanmar's deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi get four years in prison?

Why did Myanmar's deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi get four years in prison?

A Myanmar court has sentenced the country's ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi to four years in prison. This information has been given by the Myanmar army itself. Suu's supporters are angry against this punishment and they are calling it a conspiracy to end Suu's political career. At the same time, Britain has condemned the punishment against Suu Kyi.

Why was the sentence given?

A spokesman for Myanmar's military said Aung San Suu Kyi was found guilty on Monday of violating coronavirus rules and inciting dissent against the military.

Major General Zaw Min Tun said that he was jailed for two years on both charges.
Former President Win Myint has also been sentenced to four years in prison on the same charge. However, these two leaders will not be taken to jail yet. Giving further details, he said that 'he will also face charges from the places where he is currently staying'.

The media was barred from being involved in the proceedings of the case at Napydaw. The military also forbade Aung San Suu Kyi's lawyers from communicating with the media and the public.

There are many allegations against Aung San Suu

Aung San Suu Kyi faces a total of 11 charges, including corruption, official secret act violations, telecommunications laws and Covid regulations. Suu Kyi has also denied the allegations made by the military.

These allegations against Aung San Suu Kyi are seen as a conspiracy to defame him and prevent him from contesting the next elections in Myanmar. Suu's supporters claim that these cases were deliberately created and implicated in order to justify the coup.

In November last year, Aung Sang Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy Party had a unilateral victory, while the party which was in control of the army was defeated. After this defeat, the army had made allegations of voting rigging, but these allegations proved to be baseless in the investigation.

1300 civilians lost their lives in army action

The army ended democracy and carried out a coup on 1 February this year and took over the command of the country. Along with this, Aung San Suu and many leaders of his party were imprisoned and many cases were registered and action was started.

When civilians protested against the coup, the army tried to suppress their voice by using force. So far 1,300 people have been killed and thousands have been arrested in the use of force by Myanmar's military.

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Tonga Volcano: 'Terrifying' scene captured in satellite pictures, see how giant volcano erupted under sea, panic for many countries

Tonga Volcano: 'Terrifying' scene captured in satellite pictures, see how giant volcano erupted under sea, panic for many countries

In the island country of Tonga ( Tonga Volcano ), the situation became worrying after a sudden volcanic eruption inside the sea on Saturday . The sound of volcanic eruption was heard in many neighboring countries. Videos and satellite pictures of this incident are being shared fiercely on social media since evening ( Volcano Eruption ) . In which a very dangerous scene can be seen. Whereas there is a video in which the beach area after the explosion is seen to be completely submerged in water. At the time of the incident, it seemed as if a bomb had exploded.

Ashes and small pebbles were raining everywhere, while the sky was covered in darkness. Smoke and gas were also seen coming out of the water (Tonga Volcano New Zealand). After the volcanic eruption, a tsunami warning was issued from nearby countries New Zealand, Fiji, Japan, Australia and Samoa to Alaska in the US, although the tsunami threat had started to subside by Sunday, but how much damage has been done to Tonga so far (Tonga Volcano is Located Where). It could not be estimated.

New Zealand will help soon
New Zealand has said that it is monitoring the situation closely. And as the water waves subside, the neighboring country will extend help to Tonga (Tonga Volcano Eruption Aash Cloud). Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said that the capital of Tonga, Nuku'Olfa, had suffered a lot. But there is no news of any injury or death (Tonga Volcano Eruption Tsunami Warning). He has said this at a time when countries and humanitarian groups in the Pacific are trying to contact Tonga. Telephone and internet services were snapped here after the incident. Due to which about 105,000 people have been affected.

high plume of smoke was observed
Satellite images showed that plumes of smoke caused by the volcanic eruption were seen up to about 20 kilometers (12 mi) above sea level (Tonga Volcano Tsunami Advisory). Boats parked on the seashore were washed away in the water and people's houses were drowned. Residents were sent to higher places in time. Tsunamis occurred in Tonga, as well as tsunami waves were seen in Australia and Japan (Tonga Volcano Satellite Video). US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Twitter that he is 'deeply concerned for the people of Tonga due to the volcanic eruption and tsunami (Tonga Volcano Latest News). America is ready to provide assistance to its neighbors in the Pacific region.

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