Reuters journalists lose appeal in Myanmar

Alaturka Amerika ABD Haberleri

<p>By Kyaw Ye Lynn</p> <p> <p>YANGON, Myanmar (AA) – Myanmar’s Supreme Court rejected the appeal of two Reuters journalists Tuesday against their sentences for reporting on extrajudicial killings of Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine state. </p> <p> <p>Shortly after the court session started, Supreme Court Justice Soe Naing read a statement confirming the court’s decision to uphold the convictions. </p> <p> <p>&quot;The court upholds the previous convictions made by the lower courts,&quot; Naing said.</p> <p> <p>Wa Lone, 32, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 28, were each sentenced to seven years in prison last September under a colonial-era law for allegedly breaching the Official Secrets Act for investigating the killing of 10 Rohingya men</p> <p> </p><br>

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