SINGAPORE—A courtroom in junta-controlled Myanmar sentenced a former British ambassador and her husband to 1 yr in jail every for violating immigration legislation, because the army regime continues to defy worldwide strain since seizing energy in a coup final yr.
Vicky Bowman, a citizen of the U.Ok. who lives within the Southeast Asian nation, was convicted of residing at an handle—of a property owned by her husband—that was totally different from the one registered on her official paperwork, in response to the junta. Her husband, Htein Lin, a Myanmar nationwide, was convicted of abetting her. The couple was arrested on Aug. 24.