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Statement from Reuters on reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, February 1, 2019

Detained Reuters journalist Kyaw Soe Oo and Wa Lone are escorted by police as they leave after a court hearing in Yangon, Myanmar, August 20, 2018. REUTERS/Ann Wang

Reuters issued the following statement today regarding a petition for revision filed with the Myanmar Supreme Court:

“Our petition asks that the Supreme Court finally provide justice to Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, reverse the lower courts’ errors, and order the release of our journalists.”

[Reuters PR Blog Post]

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