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NLD said that Daw Aung San Suu Kyi's life is in danger.

NLD said that Daw Aung San Suu Kyi's life is in danger.

On September 14, the National League for Democracy (NLD) announced that the State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi, who has been arrested and imprisoned by the military council, is not receiving adequate health care and is not being provided with healthy food and accommodation and is particularly concerned because she has been arrested to endanger her life. The NLD officials also said that the military council will be fully responsible if Daw Aung San Suu Kyi's health is not only impaired but also life-threatening. The statement also stated that Daw Aung San Suu Kyi was abducted as an intermediary to ensure the continuation of the military council and that she was detained in secret places without even being given the rights of a political prisoner.


U Bo Bo Oo, a parliament member of the NLD Party's Yangon Region, said that he is worried that Daw Aung San Suu Kyi's life is in danger because she has not yet received adequate health care. "Daw Aung San Suu Kyi has not yet received adequate health care, so we are concerned about her life. The military council must stop its violence immediately. After that, all political prisoners must be released as soon as possible without any exception."


According to people close to the prison, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi was suffering from gingivitis and severe toothache at the end of August, but only the Nay Pyi Taw prison doctor came to check her, and there was a delay in getting treatment from an external dentist. Daw Aung San Suu Kyi requested the prison authorities to be treated by an outside dentist because she often suffers from gingivitis and toothache, but there is no clear confirmation that the military council gave permission or not.



The National Unity Government (NUG) presidential office spokesperson U Kyaw Zaw also said that it is necessary to meet Daw Aung San Suu Kyi's health needs as soon as possible. "I want to say that if something happens, the military council has full responsibility. Daw Aung San Suu Kyi should see her lawyer and family as soon as possible. First, all her health needs must be met. Internationally, I would like to say that the ICRC must visit and meet and fulfill the needs."

The military council detained Daw Aung San Suu Kyi in prison and did not allow her to communicate with her family, and not allowed to meet with lawyers. Political analysts say that those who do not allow medical treatment by external doctors are doing mental and physical damage on purpose.

U Than Soe Naing, a political analyst, said that the world needs to put more pressure on the military council so that Aung San Suu Kyi's condition is in the hands of the military council. "As long as Daw Aung San Suu Kyi continues to live, they will never protect human rights like this. We have to pressure the military council. There is a situation where the world will have to make a concerted effort to reach a situation where Daw Aung San Suu Kyi's situation is further improved after criticizing it."

Aung San Suu Kyi was detained by the Military Council. They don't usually disclose how her health is, and family members and her lawyers are also not allowed to meet Daw Aung San Suu Kyi.

On September 4, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi's son, Kim Eric,(b) Ko Htaum Lin, told the Independent that he was concerned that his mother's request for emergency medical care had been denied.

On September 7, Reuters reported that Daniel Kritenbrink, a senior US State Department official, said that some ASEAN leaders were questioning and worried about Daw Aung San Suu Kyi's health during the ASEAN Summit held recently.

In today's statement, the NLD party also urged that they release all political prisoners including Daw Aung San Suu Kyi as soon as possible, and foreign organizations to come together with a stronger force than the current situation.

The 78-year-old Daw Aung San Suu Kyi was sentenced to 33 years in prison for the 19 cases accused by the military council, and on August 1st, she was granted a six-year reprieve for five cases, so she will continue to serve 27 years in prison.


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