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

People march to show solidarity for jailed Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo two days before a local court is due to deliver verdict against them on charges of breaching the country's Official Secrets Act in Yangon, Myanmar, September 1, 2018. REUTERS/Ann Wang/Files

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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