Myanmar frees Reuters journalists after more than 500 days in prison

Myanmar frees Reuters journalists after more than 500 days in prison

Two Reuters journalists imprisoned in Myanmar for reporting on a military crackdown on Rohingya Muslims have been released after spending more than 500 days in prison. Wa Lone, 33, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 29, walked free Tuesday morning after a presidential pardon. They were freed as part of an amnesty of 6,250 prisoners by the president.

Timothy
Timothy
SûmFigöt
SûmFigöt 1 year

If you’ve been jailed and you’re a journalist. You’re a real journalist.

Jackie
Jackie 1 year

Welcome home

Canadian Jake
Canadian Jake 1 year

Good. Maybe Reuters can stop making this one of their top reports.

drakethesnake
drakethesnake 1 year

Awesome, now when is Assange going to be not executed/freed?

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