Aung San Suu Kyi faces fresh corruption charges in Myanmar as trial nears

The deposed leader is accused of misuse of land for a charity foundation, on top of accepting bribes of gold and cash

Myanmar’s deposed leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, and other former officials from her government have been hit with fresh corruption charges, according to state-run media.

Citing the country’s anti-corruption commission, the state newspaper Global New Light of Myanmar said on Thursday that the accusations related to the misuse of land for the charitable Daw Khin Kyi Foundation, which Aung San Suu Kyi chaired.

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