Myanmar’s top court hears Reuters reporters’ appeal in official secrets case

Families of jailed Reuters reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo talk to the media after attending a hearing at Myanmar's Supreme Court in Naypyitaw, Myanmar, March 26, 2019. REUTERS/Ann Wang

NAYPYITAW (Reuters) – Myanmar’s Supreme Court heard the appeal on Tuesday of two Reuters journalists imprisoned for breaking a colonial-era official secrets law, in a case that has raised questions about Myanmar’s progress towards democracy. Reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo have spent more than 15 months in detention since they were arrested in […]

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