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Family has no contact with former Prime Minister Aung San Suu Kyi

Was transferred from prison in the capital Naypyidaw to another location in April: Aung San Suu Kyi. Photo: Peter Dejong/

Was transferred from jail within the capital Naypyidaw to a different location in April: Aung San Suu Kyi. Photo

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Aung San Suu Kyi has been imprisoned in Myanmar for greater than three years. During that point, her household acquired just one letter from her – however there was no contact since then.

The household of the deposed head of presidency of the crisis-ridden state of Myanmar, Aung San Suu Kyi, has had no contact with the Nobel Peace Prize winner since her imprisonment round three years in the past. “In three and a half years we have only received one letter from her, last January,” her son Kim Aris informed the Italian newspaper “La Repubblica”. After that, nonetheless, neither he nor his brother ever heard from her once more. Not even after Suu Kyi was transferred from a jail in April.

After the coup on February 1, 2021, the navy deposed and arrested the democratically elected de facto head of presidency, Suu Kyi. A junta-controlled court docket later sentenced her to a complete of 33 years in jail for quite a few alleged crimes. In 2023, the navy junta diminished Suu Kyi's sentence by six years. In April, she was transferred from jail within the capital Naypyidaw to a different location. According to her son, the household has not been knowledgeable of her whereabouts.

The two sons of 78-year-old Suu Kyi had heard that their mom was ailing and affected by extreme toothache that prevented her from consuming. They then despatched her a bundle of medication. “And in January, unbelievably, we received a letter signed by her,” mentioned Aris. In the letter, Suu Kyi thanked her for the medication, however wrote that she was nonetheless ailing. However, in accordance with Aris, the sons acquired no response to a different bundle of medication.

Interview “La Repubblica”

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