Ms Suu Kyi was taken to a government building in Nay Pyi Taw on Monday, a prison official told BBC Burma. She spent a year in solitary confinement.
The 78-year-old is serving a 33-year sentence in detention in a closed-door military-led trial. Little is known about her condition for over two years.
There was no confirmation from the military of her transfer from prison, but her imposition of house arrest may be a positive sign for authorities who have faced numerous demands for the release of the country’s democratically elected leader. The 78-year-old Nobel laureate was held under house arrest until June this year, after which he was transferred to a solitary confinement in the capital’s prison. She has denied all allegations and rights groups have denounced the trial as a hoax.
As the daughter of independence hero General Aung San, she became a leader of the pro-democracy movement against the military dictatorship. She co-founded the National League for Democracy (NLD), but she was placed under her house arrest in 1989. Suu Kyi won the Nobel Peace Prize and was one of the world’s leading symbols of democracy. Her release from custody in 2010 was celebrated not only in Myanmar but around the world.
But then, following widespread allegations of atrocities against Rohingya Muslims under Myanmar’s government, she was criticized by the United Nations International Court of Justice (ICJ) for defending her country against allegations of genocide. rice field. Of these, about one million fled Myanmar in recent years and are now living as refugees in neighboring Bangladesh.