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Myanmar Reuters journalists lose appeal against 7-year sentence

by Jonathan KLEIN / Athens ZAW ZAW Agence France Presse YANGON, Myanmar (AFP) A Myanmar judge dismissed an appeal Friday by two Reuters journalists jailed for seven years while investigating atrocities committed against the Rohingya, dashing slim hopes that the pair could be freed early. Reporters Wa Lone, 32, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 28, were arrested in Yangon in December 2017 and later jailed for violating the state secrets act, a charge Reuters said [ ]

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