Myanmar's Suu Kyi Pleads with the Court to let her Meet Lawyers

Leader Aung San Suu Kyi who has been in police custody since the Myanmar coup began seizing power on February 1st is now asking the Myanmar court to allow meet with her lawyers in person since her access to her lawyers had been denied ever since she was arrested.

Myanmar's Suu Kyi Pleads with the Court to let her Meet Lawyers
Myanmar’s leader Aung San Suu Kyi

This is after she had only been allowed to talk to her lawyers via zoom video call in the presence of Myanmar security officials.
Suu stated this when she appeared at a hearing to face charges against her by the military junta.

She has been detained since the coup and is charged with various offenses. These include violating a colonial-era official secrets act that could see her jailed for 14 years.

Myanmar Residents Demanding the release of Leader Suu Kyi Photo Courtesy Myanmar  Now

However, as Suu Kyi appeared in court, her supporters called for people to show their opposition to the Feb. 1 coup during this week’s traditional new year holiday in the largely Buddhist country.

Police spraying water canons towards the protesters Photo Courtesy

The 75-year-old leader has always led Myanmar’s struggle against military rule for decades. She won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1991.
The Myanmar leader Suu has been charged with illegally possessing two-way radios and violating coronavirus pandemic protocols alongside bribery.
However, her next hearing is set for April 26.