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No one above the law, Myanmar junta says of Suu Kyi verdict

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By Poppy McPherson (Reuters) – The imprisonment of former Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi showed that no one was above the law, a senior junta official said on Tuesday, and the country’s ruling general had commuted her sentence on “grounds of humanity”. Nobel laureate Suu Kyi, 76, was sentenced to four years in prison for incitement and breaching coronavirus regulations, but that was reduced to a two-year term of detention in her current, undisclosed location. The verdicts were the first in nearly a dozen cases against her that carry combined maximum sentences of more than 100 years in prison….

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