Prosecutors in Myanmar formally charged two journalists from the Reuters news agency on Wednesday with violating the Official Secrets Act, signaling the case will go forward despite international condemnation.
Authorities in Myanmar sought to press charges against two Reuters journalists during a Wednesday court appearance. Prosecutors want to charge Wa Lone, 31, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 27, under the country’s Official Secrets Act.
Both reporters were arrested
Two reporters had been investigating violence in Rakhine, from where hundreds of thousands of Muslim refugees have fledTwo Reuters journalists detained in Myanmar are due to appear in court on Wednesday, when prosecutors could request that charges be file
YANGON (Reuters) - Two Reuters journalists detained in Myanmar are due to appear in court on Wednesday, when prosecutors could request that charges be filed against them over an accusation they broke the country's Official Secrets Act.
YANGON (Reuters) - Calls grew on Tuesday for the release of two Reuters journalists in Myanmar who are facing accusations of breaching the country's Official Secrets Act, with former U.S. President Bill Clinton urging that they be freed immediately.