Myanmar Journalists Headlines

Reuters journalist Wa Lone leaves after listening to the verdict at Insein...

Myanmar verdict a 'major step backward', says Reuters' Adler

Myanmar's verdict on Monday jailing two Reuters reporters for seven years on charges of breaching an official secrets act is a major step backward in the southeast Asian nation's transition to democracy, the agency's Editor in Chief Stephen J Adler said.

FILE PHOTO: Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo pose for a picture...

Timeline: Reuters journalists detained in Myanmar

Two Reuters journalists, Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, have been detained in Myanmar since Dec. 12, 2017. At the time of their arrests, they had been working on an investigation into the killing of 10 Rohingya Muslim men and boys in a village in Rakhine state.

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