Myanmar Election Body Charges Aung San Suu Kyi With Electoral Fraud

Myanmar Election Body Charges Aung San Suu Kyi With Electoral Fraud

Andrew H. Sweet

Myanmar's state election commission announced that it is prosecuting the country's ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi, and 15 other senior political figures for alleged fraud in last November's general election.

Ms. Suu Kyi is already on trial or charged in about a dozen criminal cases in which a conviction would almost certainly bar her from running for office again. Several of her top political allies also have been tried or are facing charges.

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