Factbox: Reactions to verdict on Reuters’ Myanmar journalists

Reuters journalist Wa Lone leaves after listening to the verdict at Insein court in Yangon, Myanmar, September 3, 2018. REUTERS/Myat Thu Kyaw

(Reuters) – A Myanmar judge on Monday found two Reuters journalists guilty of breaching a law on state secrets and sentenced them to seven years in prison, in a landmark case seen as a test of progress towards democracy in the Southeast Asian country. U.S. AMBASSADOR TO MYANMAR SCOT MARCIEL: “I’m sad for Wa lone […]

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