Dozens of Myanmar civil society groups condemn conviction of Reuters reporters

Reuters journalists Wa Lone (L) and Kyaw Soe Oo, who are based in Myanmar, pose for a picture at the Reuters office in Yangon, Myanmar December 11, 2017. REUTERS/Antoni Slodkowski/Files

YANGON (Reuters) – Seventy-six Myanmar civil society groups called on Tuesday for the release of two jailed Reuters reporters, denouncing their conviction as unfair and an assault on the right to freedom of information. A court found the two journalists guilty on Monday of breaching a law on state secrets and jailed them for seven […]

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