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Myanmar: Hospitals join civil disobedience campaign as leader Aung San Suu Kyi charged

Telegraph, 03 Feb 2021
Myanmar police have filed charges against ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi for allegedly illegally importing walkie talkie radios as a civil disobedience movement gathers pace across the Southeast Asian nation in protest at Monday’s military coup against the democratically-elected government.

The charges mean Ms Suu Kyi, 75, who has been under house arrest since early Monday morning, will be detained until February 15 for investigations, according to a police document filed in a court in the capital Naypyitaw on Wednesday.

The document revealed the claim that ten walkie talkies had been found in possession of her security team during a search of her home.

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