Two Reuters reporters freed in Myanmar after more than 500 days in jail  
Occurred in Myanmar on May 7, 2019, at 10:00 AM
Reported by komin via Internet on May 7, 2019, at 4:00 PM in Myanmar

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Two Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar after they were convicted of breaking the Official Secrets Act walked free from prison on Tuesday after more than 500 days behind bars. Wa Lone, 33, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 29, had been convicted in September and sentenced to seven years in jail in a case that raised questions about Myanmar’s progress towards democracy and sparked an outcry from diplomats and human rights advocates.

They were released under a presidential amnesty for 6,520 prisoners. President Win Myint has pardoned thousands of other prisoners in mass amnesties since last month.
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