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Reuters duo not expected to serve full seven years in jail

The verdict – seven years for violating a colonial-era Official Secrets Act – which a Yangon court meted out against two local journalists working for Reuters, must have been welcome news for Myanmar’s ruling military and the police. But, equally predictably, the harsh sentence was immediately condemned by international human rights organizations and press-freedom advocacy […]

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