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Myanmar court rejects appeal of jailed Reuters reporters

New Zealand Herald Friday, 11 January 2019
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — A court in Myanmar has rejected the appeal of two Reuters journalists convicted of violating the country's Official Secrets Act, and maintained the seven-year prison terms they were sentenced to last year.Judge...
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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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