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  • Myanmar | Authorities Open Corruption Cases Against Suu Kyi

    REUTERS | MYANMAR authorities have opened new corruption cases against deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi accusing her of abusing her authority and accepting bribes, state media reported, allegations her chief lawyer said were "absurd". The cases are the latest of a series brought against elected leader Suu Kyi, 75, whose overthrow in a Feb. 1 coup has plunged Myanmar into chaos, with daily protests and strikes and unrest in far–flung regions that anti–junta militias said had claimed the lives of 37 soldiers on Thursday. Junta–controlled media quoted the Anti–Corruption Commission as saying the new cases against Suu Kyi were related to misuse of land for the charitable Daw Khin Kyi Foundation, which she chaired and illegally accepting $600,000 and 11.4 kgs of gold. "She… …. 

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  • CHT Accord | Dishonesty Of Hasina Administration

    PRITI BINDU CHAKMA | IN 1980s, it has been only the Awami League, amongst the national political parties, to advocate for a political solution to the Chittagong Hill tracts (CHT) crisis. Hence, during the general election held after the fall of General Ershad in the mass uprising of 1990s, the indigenous Jumma people kept extending their support to Awami League. Quite usually, the CHT Accord that was signed between Sheikh Hasina–led Awami League government and… …. 

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