Myanmar Draws Condemnation After 7-Year Jail Sentence for Reuters Reporters

Myanmar judge on Monday jailed two Reuters journalists for seven years after finding them guilty of breaching a law on state secrets, drawing widespread criticism for the Southeast Asian country already under a cloud for a brutal crackdown on Rohingya Muslims.Yangon northern district judge Ye Lwin said Wa Lone violated the colonial-era Official Secrets Act when they obtained confidential documents during their reporting on the killing by the security forces of Rohingya villagers."The defendants ... have breached Official Secrets Act section 3.1.c, and are sentenced to seven years," the judge said

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