Aung San Suu Kyi trial: Myanmar's deposed leader sentenced to four years in prison

Aung San Suu Kyi has been jailed for four years for incitement and breaking a natural disasters law, according to reports, the first sentence to be handed down to Myanmar’s ousted leader since the junta seized power and accused her of a litany of crimes that could lead to decades in prison. Aung San Suu Kyi, 76, has been accused of a series offences – from unlawful possession of walkie-talkies, to breaches of the Official Secrets Act. Her lawyer has previously described the cases as “absurd”.