Suu Kyi thanks supporters for flower protests

Deposed Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi has used her first in-person court appearance to voice defiance against the junta, affirming that her NLD party would ‘exist as long as people exist because it was founded for people’. – EPA pic, June 21, 2021.

DEPOSED Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi thanked her supporters today for defying the junta to celebrate her 76th birthday with flower protests, as her trial on a raft of criminal charges resumed.

A mass uprising in Myanmar against a February military putsch has been met with a brutal crackdown that has killed more than 870 civilians, according to a local monitoring group.

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