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Myanmar Court Rejects Appeal Of 2 Imprisoned Reuters Journalists

NPR Friday, 11 January 2019 ()
Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were reporting on a massacre of Rohingya men when they were arrested and later convicted of violating the country's Official Secrets Act. They were sentenced to seven years.
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▶ Myanmar court rejects appeal by jailed Reuters reporters 02:25

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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