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Myanmar court rejects appeal by jailed Reuters reporters

Sydney Morning Herald Saturday, 12 January 2019
The case centres around press freedom, raises questions about Myanmar's progress towards democracy and has sparked an outcry from human rights advocates.
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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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