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Myanmar court jails Reuters reporters for seven years

Detained Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo leave Insein court after listening to the verdict in Yangon. A Myanmar judge on Monday found two Reuters journalists guilty of breaching a law on state secrets and jailed them for seven years, in a landmark case seen as a test of progress towards democracy in the Southeast Asian country.


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Detained Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo leave Insein court after listening to the verdict in Yangon. A Myanmar judge on Monday found two Reuters journalists guilty of breaching a law on state secrets and jailed them for seven years, in a...more

Detained Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo leave Insein court after listening to the verdict in Yangon. A Myanmar judge on Monday found two Reuters journalists guilty of breaching a law on state secrets and jailed them for seven years, in a landmark case seen as a test of progress towards democracy in the Southeast Asian country. REUTERS/Stringer
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Reuters journalist Wa Lone leaves after listening to the verdict at Insein court in Yangon. REUTERS/Myat Thu Kyaw

Reuters journalist Wa Lone leaves after listening to the verdict at Insein court in Yangon. REUTERS/Myat Thu Kyaw

Reuters journalist Wa Lone leaves after listening to the verdict at Insein court in Yangon. REUTERS/Myat Thu Kyaw
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Reuters journalists Kyaw Soe Oo leaves after listening to the verdict at Insein court in Yangon. REUTERS/Ann Wang

Reuters journalists Kyaw Soe Oo leaves after listening to the verdict at Insein court in Yangon. REUTERS/Ann Wang

Reuters journalists Kyaw Soe Oo leaves after listening to the verdict at Insein court in Yangon. REUTERS/Ann Wang
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Chit Suu Win, wife of Reuters journalist Kyaw Soe Oo, reacts after listening to the the verdict at Insein court in Yangon. 

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Chit Suu Win, wife of Reuters journalist Kyaw Soe Oo, reacts after listening to the the verdict at Insein court in Yangon. REUTERS/Myo Kyaw Soe

Chit Suu Win, wife of Reuters journalist Kyaw Soe Oo, reacts after listening to the the verdict at Insein court in Yangon. REUTERS/Myo Kyaw Soe
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Relatives of Reuters journalists Kyaw Soe Oo leave after listening to the verdict at Insein court in Yangon. REUTERS/Ann Wang

Relatives of Reuters journalists Kyaw Soe Oo leave after listening to the verdict at Insein court in Yangon. REUTERS/Ann Wang

Relatives of Reuters journalists Kyaw Soe Oo leave after listening to the verdict at Insein court in Yangon. REUTERS/Ann Wang
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Reuters journalist Wa Lone leaves after listening to the verdict at Insein court in Yangon. REUTERS/Stringer

Reuters journalist Wa Lone leaves after listening to the verdict at Insein court in Yangon. REUTERS/Stringer

Reuters journalist Wa Lone leaves after listening to the verdict at Insein court in Yangon. REUTERS/Stringer
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Myanmar journalists stand in front of a police vehicle transporting Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo to Insein prison after the court verdict in Yangon. REUTERS/Myo Kyaw Soe

Myanmar journalists stand in front of a police vehicle transporting Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo to Insein prison after the court verdict in Yangon. REUTERS/Myo Kyaw Soe

Myanmar journalists stand in front of a police vehicle transporting Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo to Insein prison after the court verdict in Yangon. REUTERS/Myo Kyaw Soe
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Detained Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo arrive to listen to their verdict at Insein court in Yangon. REUTERS/Myat Thu Kyaw

Detained Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo arrive to listen to their verdict at Insein court in Yangon. REUTERS/Myat Thu Kyaw

Detained Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo arrive to listen to their verdict at Insein court in Yangon. REUTERS/Myat Thu Kyaw
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Reuters journalist Kyaw Soe Oo departs Insein court after his verdict announcement in Yangon. REUTERS/Ann Wang

Reuters journalist Kyaw Soe Oo departs Insein court after his verdict announcement in Yangon. REUTERS/Ann Wang

Reuters journalist Kyaw Soe Oo departs Insein court after his verdict announcement in Yangon. REUTERS/Ann Wang
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Reuters journalist Wa Lone leaves after listening to the verdict at Insein court in Yangon. REUTERS/Myat Thu Kyaw

Reuters journalist Wa Lone leaves after listening to the verdict at Insein court in Yangon. REUTERS/Myat Thu Kyaw

Reuters journalist Wa Lone leaves after listening to the verdict at Insein court in Yangon. REUTERS/Myat Thu Kyaw
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Relatives of Reuters journalist Kyaw Soe Oo leave after listening to the verdict at Insein court in Yangon. REUTERS/Ann Wang

Relatives of Reuters journalist Kyaw Soe Oo leave after listening to the verdict at Insein court in Yangon. REUTERS/Ann Wang

Relatives of Reuters journalist Kyaw Soe Oo leave after listening to the verdict at Insein court in Yangon. REUTERS/Ann Wang
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Relatives of Reuters journalist Kyaw Soe Oo react while waiting for the verdict at Insein court in Yangon. REUTERS/Myo Kyaw Soe

Relatives of Reuters journalist Kyaw Soe Oo react while waiting for the verdict at Insein court in Yangon. REUTERS/Myo Kyaw Soe

Relatives of Reuters journalist Kyaw Soe Oo react while waiting for the verdict at Insein court in Yangon. REUTERS/Myo Kyaw Soe
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Reuters journalist Wa Lone departs Insein court after his verdict announcement in Yangon. REUTERS/Ann Wang

Reuters journalist Wa Lone departs Insein court after his verdict announcement in Yangon. REUTERS/Ann Wang

Reuters journalist Wa Lone departs Insein court after his verdict announcement in Yangon. REUTERS/Ann Wang
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Reuters journalist Kyaw Soe Oo departs Insein court after his verdict announcement in Yangon. REUTERS/Ann Wang

Reuters journalist Kyaw Soe Oo departs Insein court after his verdict announcement in Yangon. REUTERS/Ann Wang

Reuters journalist Kyaw Soe Oo departs Insein court after his verdict announcement in Yangon. REUTERS/Ann Wang
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Reuters journalist Kyaw Soe Oo's wife, Chit Suu Win, and daughter, Moe Thin Wai Zan, leave the court after listening to the verdict in Yangon. REUTERS/Myo Kyaw Soe

Reuters journalist Kyaw Soe Oo's wife, Chit Suu Win, and daughter, Moe Thin Wai Zan, leave the court after listening to the verdict in Yangon. REUTERS/Myo Kyaw Soe

Reuters journalist Kyaw Soe Oo's wife, Chit Suu Win, and daughter, Moe Thin Wai Zan, leave the court after listening to the verdict in Yangon. REUTERS/Myo Kyaw Soe
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