Tag: Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo

2 Results

  • Myanmar in tatters

    Myanmar in tatters

    The seven-year jail sentence awarded to two Reuters journalists ~ Wa Lone (32) and Kyaw Soe Oo (28) ~ for covering the state-sponsored massacre of Rohingyas, most particularly the killing of ten Rohingyas by soldiers and Buddhist villagers at Inn Din in the state of Rakhine, signifies a travesty of justice and an unabashedly severe blow to the certitudes of press freedom.

    September 4, 2018
  • Reuters reporters jailed for seven years in Myanmar ‘state secrets’ case

    Reuters reporters jailed for seven years in Myanmar ‘state secrets’ case

    Wa Lone, 32, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 28, who have been held in Yangon's Insein prison since their arrest in December, were charged with violating the Official Secrets Act, a draconian British colonial-era law which carries a maximum sentence of 14 years.

    September 3, 2018