Myanmar Appeals Court Upholds Prison Terms for Journalists
Friday, 11 January 2019 () A Myanmar appellate court upheld the convictions and seven-year prison sentences imposed on two Reuters journalists who had reported on abuses by Myanmar’s military against the Rohingya Muslim minority.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives called nearly unanimously on Thursday for the government of Myanmar to release Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, who were imprisoned..
According to Reuters, the US House of Representatives called for two jailed journalists to be released from custody in Myanmar.
Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were imprisoned one year ago..