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Myanmar: Further information: Reuters journalists released in prisoner amnesty: Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo

, Index number: ASA 16/0322/2019

Reuters journalists, Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, have been granted a presidential pardon and released from prison after serving more than 500 days of their seven year sentences in Myanmar. This is an important victory for press freedom in Myanmar and beyond, which Amnesty International is proud to have contributed to.