• Sat, 29 Sep 2018 09:31
    Amal Clooney appeals to Suu Kyi for reporters' release
    Prominent human rights lawyer Amal Clooney appealed to Aung San Suu Kyi on Friday over a pardon for two Reuters journalists imprisoned in Myanmar, saying the Nobel laureate held the key to their release.
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  • Fri, 14 Sep 2018 07:04
    EU blasts Myanmar's jailing of reporters after Suu Kyi defence
    The EU's diplomatic chief on Thursday condemned Myanmar's jailing of two Reuters journalists, hours after the country's tarnished democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi strongly defended the men's treatment.
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  • Wed, 12 Sep 2018 09:39
    UN says Myanmar waging 'campaign against journalists'
    Myanmar, facing international outrage over the jailing of Reuters journalists for their reporting on a massacre of Rohingya Muslims, is conducting a "political campaign" against independent journalism, the UN said Tuesday.
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  • Wed, 05 Sep 2018 09:45
    Ruling against Reuters reporters severe blow to Myanmar press freedom: CAJ president
    The seven-year jail sentence handed down on two Reuters journalists in Myanmar on Monday is a big step backwards for press freedom and a travesty of justice in the country, Thepchai Yong, president of the Confederation of Asean Journalists [CAJ] said on Tuesday.
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  • Tue, 04 Sep 2018 13:21
    Myanmar defends Suu Kyi's silence over jailed reporters
    A global outcry over the jailing of two Reuters journalists in Myanmar has been greeted with silence by civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi, a stony response that an official defended Tuesday as a reluctance to criticise the judiciary.
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  • Mon, 03 Sep 2018 17:28
    Amnesty slams Myanmar court ruling against Reuters journalists
    Amnesty International on Monday described as “appalling” a Myanmar court’s verdict which saw two Reuters journalists sentenced to seven years in jail for breaching the Official Secrets Act during an investigation into a massacre of Rohingya men.
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  • Mon, 03 Sep 2018 17:19
    Press freedom group urges Suu Kyi to free Reuters reporters
    Paris - Reporters Without Borders called Monday on Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi to free two Reuters journalists jailed for seven years in a case seen as a major blow for press freedom.
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  • Mon, 03 Sep 2018 14:26
     UN in Myanmar calls for release of jailed Reuters journalists
    Yangon - Two Reuters reporters jailed Monday by a Yangon court for seven years for breaching a draconian state secrets law should be released, the UN's office in Myanmar said.
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  • Mon, 03 Sep 2018 12:15
    Reuters reporters jailed for seven years in Myanmar 'state secrets' case
    Yangon - Two Reuters journalists accused of breaching Myanmar's state secrets law during their reporting of a massacre of Rohingya Muslims were jailed for seven years Monday, drawing outrage over the attack on media freedom and calls for their immediate release.
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  • Mon, 27 Aug 2018 10:59
    Myanmar court postpones verdict for Reuters journalists
    A Myanmar court postponed ruling Monday on whether two Reuters journalists violated a state secrets law while reporting on the Rohingya crisis, with a new date set for next week.
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  • Sat, 04 Aug 2018 14:17
    Myanmar should 'immediately' release Reuters reporters: Pompeo
    US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo Saturday called on his Myanmar counterpart to release two Reuters journalists accused of breaking a draconian secrecy law during their reporting of a Rohingya massacre.
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  • Mon, 30 Apr 2018 12:22
    Whistleblowing Myanmar policeman sentenced to jail
    A Myanmar police officer who shocked observers by testifying against his force when he described their effort to "entrap" two Reuters journalists has been sentenced to jail, a police spokesman said Monday.
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  • Wed, 11 Apr 2018 12:21
    Myanmar court refuses to drop case against Reuters journalists
    Yangon - A Myanmar court on Wednesday rejected a motion to drop a case against two Reuters journalists arrested months ago while reporting on the Rohingya crisis, pushing ahead with hearings that have sparked global outrage and fears of shrinking press freedoms.
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  • Sat, 31 Mar 2018 08:57
    Clooney to defend Reuters journalists held in Myanmar
    British-Lebanese human rights lawyer Amal Clooney, wife of Hollywood A-lister George, announced Thursday she will represent two Reuters journalists detained in Myanmar in a case that has incensed global opinion.
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  • Fri, 09 Feb 2018 13:30
    Reuters says Myanmar held journalists for probing Rohingya massacre
    Two Reuters journalists detained for two months by Myanmar authorities were arrested over their investigation of a massacre of 10 Rohingya men, the news agency said in a report that detailed the grisly killings.
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