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Rohingya Crisis: Myanmar To Try Reuters Journalists Who Reported On Massacre


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#1 Flashermac

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Posted 09 July 2018 - 14:08

Two Reuters journalists accused of illegally obtaining information while covering the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar will face trial.

Wa Lone, 32, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 28, have been charged with breaching the colonial-era Official Secrets Act.

They were arrested and jailed late last year. Reuters has called for their release and says they were doing their jobs reporting on a massacre.

The men face up to 14 years in jail if found guilty. They deny the charges.

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Posted 09 July 2018 - 20:34

Show trial, will be found guilty and deported - best case.


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#3 Flashermac

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Posted 10 July 2018 - 05:28

Deported? They're both Burmese. More likely a firing squad.  :(
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