Myanmar says court in Reuters reporters’ case was independent

FILE PHOTO: Detained Reuters journalist Wa Lone arrives at Insein court in Yangon, Myanmar August 6, 2018. REUTERS/Ann Wang/File Photo

YANGON (Reuters) – Myanmar’s government spokesman said on Friday a court that convicted two Reuters journalists under the colonial-era Official Secrets Act was independent and followed due process, after international calls for the pair to be released. A judge on Monday found Wa Lone, 32, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 28, guilty of breaching the law […]

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