Myanmar’s Suu Kyi faces six years in jail after new sentences -source

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(Reuters) -A court in military-ruled Myanmar on Monday sentenced ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi to four years in jail on charges including possession of unlicensed walkie-talkies, a source familiar with the proceedings said. The latest sentencing in legal proceedings that rights groups have criticised as a farce and a “courtroom circus” means she faces a six-year jail term after two convictions last month. She is on trial in nearly a dozen cases that carry combined maximum sentences of more than 100 years in prison. She denies all charges. Nobel laureate Suu Kyi, 76, appeared calm when the ver…

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