Two Reuters Journalists to Face Trial in Myanmar

Two Reuters journalists accused of violating the Myanmar's colonial-era Official Secrets Act will face trial after a court rejected a request to dismiss the case against them. Judge Ye Lwin said Wednesday there was “a proper reason” for the accusations against Wa Lone, 31, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 27, and “they should not be released.” Amnesty International called it an "appalling but wholly unsurprising decision" that "is entirely in keeping with Myanmar’s continued regression on...

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