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Suu Kyi sentence reduced to two years from four – Myanmar state TV

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(Reuters) – Myanmar’s deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi has had her sentence reduced from four years to two years after a partial pardon by the head of the military-appointed government, the country’s state television reported on Monday. Earlier on Monday, a court in Myanmar found Suu Kyi, ousted in a Feb. 1 coup, guilty of charges of incitement and breaching coronavirus restrictions, drawing international outrage at what some critics described as a “sham trial”. President Win Myint was sentenced to four years’ detention, Myanmar’s state-run broadcaster MRTV reported. Both Suu Kyi and Win Myint …

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