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Myanmar Crisis

Suu Kyi's NLD party under threat to be disbanded

Junta's accusations include vote-rigging in November election

Myanmar's deposed civilian leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, has been hit with multiple criminal charges.   © Reuters

BANGKOK -- The Myanmar junta's election chief suggested Friday that Aung San Suu Kyi's political party, which held power prior to the February coup, may be dissolved.

"What should we do with the NLD?" asked Thein Soe, the military-appointed chairman of the Union Election Commission, at a meeting with parties other than ousted civilian leader Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy, according to a participant.

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