Media Law Prof Blog

Editor: Christine A. Corcos
Louisiana State Univ.

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Myanmar Frees Two Reuters Journalists Sentenced Under Official Secrets Act

The government of Myanmar has released two reporters who had been convicted under the Official Secrets Act. The journalists, who work for Reuters, had been investigating a 2017 massacre of Rohingya villagers, part of what the U.N. calls a genocide of the Rohingya people. The journalists had been serving a seven year sentence.

More here from the New York Times.

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