Myanmar sentences lawmaker from Aung San Suu Kyi’s party to death
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NLD politician and hip hop artist Phyo Zayar Thaw handed sentence alongside democracy activist Kyaw Min Yu

A military tribunal in Myanmar has sentenced a member of Aung San Suu Kyi’s ousted party to death for terror offences, as the junta ramped up a crackdown on the toppled leader’s party.

The south-east Asian country has been in chaos since the February coup, with more than 1,400 killed in a subsequent crackdown on dissent, according to a local monitoring group. Continue reading

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