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Myanmar court rejects appeal from Reuters journalists, maintains 7-year prison terms in case tied to press freedom

New Zealand Herald Friday, 11 January 2019
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar court rejects appeal from Reuters journalists, maintains 7-year prison terms in case tied to press freedom.
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A Myanmar court has rejected the appeal of two Reuters reporters sentenced to seven years in jail on charges of breaking the Official Secrets Act, saying the defense had not provided sufficient evidence to show they were innocent. Gracie Jerome reports.

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