Fears are growing for Aung San Suu Kyi as she needs ’emergency treatment’ in prison after ‘vomiting and severe dizziness’, but her treatment has been DENIED by Myanmar’s military junta which deposed her.
- Suu Kyi’s son, Kim Aris, 46, called the military authorities “insensitive and cruel”.
Aung San Suu Kyi needs “urgent treatment” in prison after “vomiting and severe dizziness”, but has been denied treatment by the military junta that forced her out of power, according to her British son.
Fears over the health of Myanmar’s democracy leader are growing as she reportedly suffered such severe pain from gum disease medication she was unable to eat.
Prison authorities requested private care for the 78-year-old, which was refused, according to local sources.
Her youngest son, who lives in London, has now pleaded with military leaders to allow his sick mother to receive treatment.
Kim Aris, 46, criticized the military authorities saying, “To deny a sick prisoner access to recommended medical care is senseless and cruel.
Aung San Suu Kyi needs “emergency care” in prison but has been denied treatment by the military junta that forced her out of power.
Gen. Min Aung Hlaing, head of the junta, has ruled Myanmar since Suu Kyi’s deposition and arrest in February 2021.
“To my knowledge, my mother has been vomiting and has severe dizziness due to poor health,” he said, speaking to The temperature.
“Emergency treatment was recommended by the prison authorities, but it was refused. »
He added: “I urge the Burmese authorities to give in and act humanely. »
Mr. Aris wants his mother to return to her home in Yangon, Myanmar’s largest city.
He described as “odious” the decision of the military leaders to keep his mother in prison while she suffers from poor health. The Independent.
Suu Kyi’s youngest son, Kim Aris, 46, called the military authorities “insensitive and cruel”.
“Holding someone unlawfully in prison, a decision condemned by the outside world, is compounded by an even more heinous wrong when basic human rights are abrogated,” he said.
There have been suggestions in recent weeks that the former leader, who was overthrown in a military coup in 2021 before being jailed, could face house arrest after being pardoned in a number of cases .
Her legal team continues to appeal to prove her innocence in these cases, and are also working on appeals for 14 other people she faces, although they were unable to meet with her in jail.
General Min Aung Hlaing, leader of the junta, has ruled Myanmar since Suu Kyi was deposed and arrested in the February 2021 coup.
Human rights monitors have reported 4,035 deaths since the military junta came to power and 24,674 arrests.