Myanmar court rejects final appeal by jailed Reuters journalists  
Occurred in Myanmar on April 23, 2019, at 10:00 AM
Reported by komin via Internet on April 23, 2019, at 3:30 PM in Myanmar

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The highest court of Myanmar has denied the final appeal of the two Reuters journalists who were imprisoned for their reporting on the ethnic cleansing of Rohingya Muslims, upholding the seven-year prison sentence and dashing the last hope that justice would be served.

The swift ruling, by Myanmar’s highest court, was a devastating blow to Wa Lone, 33, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 29, who were arrested in December 2017 and accused of breaking a colonial-era Official Secrets Act, and have now been in jail for 16 months.

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