Judge not swayed by defense argument that prosecutors failed to prove the reporters endangered national security, says 7-year sentence appropriate
A headline on recent AA attacks referring to ‘Rakine Buddhist Rebels’ was taken down, but observers say it highlights the dangers of irresponsible conflict coverage
Participants in candlelight vigil denounce arrests as a ‘national disgrace’, condemn government’s failure to release pair
The appeal cited evidence of a police setup and lack of proof of a crime.
Ko Wa Lone and Ko Kyaw Soe Oo plead not guilty; international press freedom groups call for charges to be dropped.