At least 322 seats are needed in the bicameral legislature to form a government and Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD) has so far grabbed 346 seats of the 412 that have been declared.
The Nobel laureate, once seen as an icon of democracy, took part in an election in which Rohingya Muslims and other ethnic minorities were not allowed to vote.
Hundreds of thousands of Rohingya, a native Muslim minority facing genocide at the hands of Myanmar's army, were unable to vote in the parliamentary elections.
Between being blamed for a second wave of infections, and being denied access to healthcare, the Rohingya are stuck between a rock and a hard place.
Suu Kyi, a former political prisoner of Myanmar's then-ruling military junta in the 1990s who now rules as state counsellor, was awarded the European parliament's Sakharov Prize in 1990.
Deprived of access to the outside world, people in the poor Rakhine and Shin states have little to no information about the pandemic.
International Court of Justice in The Hague sets a four-month deadline for Myanmar to take all measures in its power to prevent genocide against the Rohingya Muslims in a case pursued by The Gambia under the 1948 Genocide Convention.
Myanmar's gamble to send Suu Kyi to represent the country at the International Court of Justice has backfired.
Israel has gone after people across the world for genocide denial, but now it seems to be supporting Myanmar, a state accused of genocide.
Myanmar's civilian leader and Nobel peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi admitted during the ICJ hearing that the army may have used "disproportionate force" but said that did not prove it was trying to wipe out the Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine state.
The case accuses Myanmar of breaching the 1948 UN Genocide Convention through its brutal military campaign in 2017, which targeted the Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine state.
State Counsellor Suu Kyi and other leaders are facing charges in a “universal jurisdiction” case filed in Argentina by Rohingya activists and Latin American human rights groups. Yet they may never see the inside of a courtroom.
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