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Myanmar Appeals Court Upholds Prison Terms for Journalists

Wall Street Journal Friday, 11 January 2019 ()
A Myanmar appellate court upheld the convictions and seven-year prison sentences imposed on two Reuters journalists who had reported on abuses by Myanmar’s military against the Rohingya Muslim minority.
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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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