Ousted Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi‘s trial will begin next week.

The news has been confirmed by her lawyer, say media reports.

Suu Kyi was deposed during a military coup on February 1.

A media report on Friday quoted the top lawyer for Suu Kyi as saying that she had no legal representative listed in the case against her brought by the military junta for allegedly breaking the Official Secrets Act.

It has been reported that criminal charges have been Nobel laureate Suu Kyi.

The charges included flouting of Coronavirus restrictions during last year’s election campaign and possessing unlicensed walkie-talkies.

Since military coup, a nationwide civil disobedience movement has been going on in Myanmar.

So far, more than 850 civilians have been killed, according to a local monitoring group.

A media report quoted Suu Kyi’s lawyer Min Min Soe as saying that they will “get testimonies from plaintiff and witnesses starting from next hearing” scheduled June 14.

Soe revealed this before media on Monday after meeting detained Suu Kyi in the capital, Naypyidaw.

Soe said the Nobel laureate has asked all the people to “stay in good health”.

According to the report, Myanmar’s junta has threatened to dissolve Suu Kyi’s political party, the National League for Democracy, which achieve victory in the country’s election in 2020, over alleged “voter fraud”.

Meanwhile, Xinhua news agency quoted State Administration Council (SAC) chair Sen-Gen Min Aung Hlaing  as saying that Myanmar is willing to work together with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to safeguard the domestic stability of the country and implement the relevant consensus.

Min Aung Hlaing is also the Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services.

Hlaing made the remarks in the national capital on Saturday during a meeting with Chinese Ambassador to Myanmar, Chen Hai, the news agency reported.


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