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Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar over secrets actND


BBC News, Monday September 3 2018

A court in Myanmar has sentenced two Reuters journalists to seven years in prison for violating a state secrets act while investigating violence against Rohingyas. Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were arrested while carrying official documents which had just been given to them by police officers. The two journalists have maintained their innocence, saying they were set up by police. “I have no fear,” Wa Lone said after the verdict. “I have not done anything wrong. I believe in justice, democracy and freedom.” Reuters editor in chief Stephen Adler said that it was a “sad day for Myanmar”.

For the full story see: www.bbc.com/news

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