Myanmar’s Suu Kyi requests much less court docket time over ‘strained well being’ -lawyer

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Oct 4 (Reuters) – Myanmar’s detained former chief Aung San Suu Kyi on Monday requested a choose to cut back the frequency of her court docket hearings resulting from strained well being, her lawyer stated.

Suu Kyi, who’s on trial and attending court docket classes in a number of instances, requested they every be heard each two weeks, not each week, chief lawyer Khin Maung Zaw stated by textual content message. He didn’t specify how Suu Kyi’s well being was impacted.

Reporting by Reuters workers; Writing by Martin Petty; Editing by Ed Davies

State Counsellor of Myanmar Aung San Suu Kyi attends the 22nd ASEAN Plus Three Summit in Bangkok, Thailand, November 4, 2019. REUTERS/Chalinee Thirasupa