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Myanmar: Two Reuters journalists sentenced to 7 years in jail

, Index number: ASA 16/9036/2018

Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were sentenced to seven years in jail on 3 September 2018 after being found guilty of breaching Myanmar’s Official Secrets Act. The politically-motivated verdict is in connection with their peaceful journalistic activities in Rakhine State. Both men are prisoners of conscience and must be immediately and unconditionally released.

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