Myanmar ousted chief Aung San Suu Kyi seems in court docket in particular person for first time since coup
Suu Kyi, who has been detained because the coup, held a face-to-face assembly together with her authorized crew for about half-hour earlier than the listening to within the capital, Naypyidaw, her lawyer Khin Maung Zaw stated.
“We mentioned the circumstances (and) what line of protection we must always take,” Khin Maung Zaw stated. “She wished the individuals good well being and prosperity.”
Previous to the listening to, Suu Kyi had solely been permitted to talk with attorneys by way of a video hyperlink within the presence of safety personnel.
The ousted civilian chief, whose Nationwide League for Democracy (NLD) get together received a landslide in November 2020 elections, has not been seen in public since her detention.
In accordance with Khin Maung Zaw, Suu Kyi had complained that half-hour was not enough to debate all of the circumstances towards her, and urged her authorized crew to ask the decide to allow one other assembly.
The attorneys additionally met with ousted President Win Myint, who was detained on February 1 alongside Suu Kyi, and is going through fees.
In accordance with Khin Maung Zaw, Suu Kyi stated of the NLD: “Our get together grew out of the individuals so it can exist so long as individuals assist it.”