Myanmar: Reuters journalists investigating Rohingya killings sentenced to 7 years in prison

Yeah, that place out 'there'. Anything not really Cambodia related should go here.
User avatar
phuketrichard
Expatriate
Posts: 9230
Joined: Wed May 14, 2014 5:17 pm
Reputation: 1697
Location: the far side of the moon
Aruba

Myanmar: Reuters journalists investigating Rohingya killings sentenced to 7 years in prison

Post by phuketrichard » Mon Sep 03, 2018 2:00 pm

Freedom of Press, dead and buried by the Military in Myanmar
Yangon, Myanmar (CNN)A Myanmar court has sentenced two Reuters journalists to seven years in jail after finding them guilty of breaking the Official Secrets Act.
Wa Lone, 32, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 28, were originally detained in December 2017 after working on an investigation into the mass killing of a number of Rohingya villagers in Myanmar's Rakhine state.
https://edition.cnn.com/2018/09/03/asia ... 1535957779


1st rule when ur involved in a genocide;
Dont let the truth get out
In a nation run by swine, all pigs are upward-mobile and the rest of us are fucked until we can put our acts together: not necessarily to win, but mainly to keep from losing completely. HST
Arget
Expatriate
Posts: 2042
Joined: Sun Aug 20, 2017 7:44 am
Reputation: 701
Location: Phnom Penh
Contact:
Australia

Re: Myanmar: Reuters journalists investigating Rohingya killings sentenced to 7 years in prison

Post by Arget » Mon Sep 03, 2018 2:28 pm

phuketrichard wrote:
Mon Sep 03, 2018 2:00 pm
Freedom of Press, dead and buried by the Military in Myanmar
Yangon, Myanmar (CNN)A Myanmar court has sentenced two Reuters journalists to seven years in jail after finding them guilty of breaking the Official Secrets Act.
Wa Lone, 32, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 28, were originally detained in December 2017 after working on an investigation into the mass killing of a number of Rohingya villagers in Myanmar's Rakhine state.
https://edition.cnn.com/2018/09/03/asia ... 1535957779


1st rule when ur involved in a genocide;
Dont let the truth get out
2nd rule do anything to make the first rule works. =@
User avatar
CEOCambodiaNews
Expatriate
Posts: 26046
Joined: Sun Oct 12, 2014 5:13 am
Reputation: 1045
Location: CEO Newsroom in Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Contact:
Cambodia

Re: Myanmar: Reuters journalists investigating Rohingya killings sentenced to 7 years in prison

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Mon Nov 05, 2018 7:37 pm

Reuters reporters in Myanmar appeal conviction
5 Nov 2018 at 12:35
WRITER: REUTERS
YANGON, Myanmar: Lawyers for two Reuters reporters jailed for seven years in Myanmar lodged an appeal on Monday against their conviction on charges of violating the Official Secrets Act.

The appeal cited evidence of a police set-up and lack of proof of a crime.

"We filed an appeal ... because the trial court's ruling was wrong," said Reuters president and editor-in-chief, Stephen J. Adler, said in a statement. "In condemning them as spies, it ignored compelling evidence of a police set-up, serious due process violations and the prosecution's failure to prove any of the key elements of the crime."

Wa Lone, 32, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 28, were found guilty in September after a trial at a Yangon district court in a landmark case that has raised questions about Myanmar's progress towards democracy and sparked an outcry from diplomats and human rights advocates.

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi said in September that the jailing of the reporters had nothing to do with freedom of expression. In comments made the week after their conviction, she said they had been sentenced for handling official secrets and "were not jailed because they were journalists".
https://www.bangkokpost.com/news/asean/ ... conviction
Cambodia Expats Online: Bringing you breaking news from Cambodia before you read it anywhere else!

Have a story or an anonymous news tip for CEO? Need advertising? CONTACT US

Cambodia Expats Online is the most popular community in the country. JOIN TODAY

Follow CEO on social media:

Facebook
Twitter
YouTube
Google+
Instagram
User avatar
CEOCambodiaNews
Expatriate
Posts: 26046
Joined: Sun Oct 12, 2014 5:13 am
Reputation: 1045
Location: CEO Newsroom in Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Contact:
Cambodia

Re: Myanmar: Reuters journalists investigating Rohingya killings sentenced to 7 years in prison

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Thu May 09, 2019 1:03 am

May 7, 2019
Two Reuters reporters freed in Myanmar after more than 500 days in jail
YANGON (Reuters) - Two Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar after they were convicted of breaking the Official Secrets Act walked free from prison on Tuesday after more than 500 days behind bars.

Wa Lone, 33, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 29, had been convicted in September and sentenced to seven years in jail in a case that raised questions about Myanmar’s progress towards democracy and sparked an outcry from diplomats and human rights advocates.

They were released under a presidential amnesty for 6,520 prisoners. President Win Myint has pardoned thousands of other prisoners in mass amnesties since last month.
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-myan ... SKCN1SD056
Cambodia Expats Online: Bringing you breaking news from Cambodia before you read it anywhere else!

Have a story or an anonymous news tip for CEO? Need advertising? CONTACT US

Cambodia Expats Online is the most popular community in the country. JOIN TODAY

Follow CEO on social media:

Facebook
Twitter
YouTube
Google+
Instagram
mouytiet
Expatriate
Posts: 83
Joined: Thu Jan 31, 2019 11:29 pm
Reputation: 53
Cook Islands

Re: Myanmar: Reuters journalists investigating Rohingya killings sentenced to 7 years in prison

Post by mouytiet » Thu May 09, 2019 1:11 am

C..NTS
mouytiet
Expatriate
Posts: 83
Joined: Thu Jan 31, 2019 11:29 pm
Reputation: 53
Cook Islands

Re: Myanmar: Reuters journalists investigating Rohingya killings sentenced to 7 years in prison

Post by mouytiet » Thu May 09, 2019 1:39 am

Sorry miss read that, very happy a sort of justice prevails, absolute injustice that they were ever jailed. c..nts.
thePeck
Expatriate
Posts: 523
Joined: Mon May 12, 2014 10:06 pm
Reputation: 9
Location: Russey Keo
United States of America

Re: Myanmar: Reuters journalists investigating Rohingya killings sentenced to 7 years in prison

Post by thePeck » Thu May 09, 2019 3:29 am

Can't wait to hear a report about what they found while there.
User avatar
phuketrichard
Expatriate
Posts: 9230
Joined: Wed May 14, 2014 5:17 pm
Reputation: 1697
Location: the far side of the moon
Aruba

Re: Myanmar: Reuters journalists investigating Rohingya killings sentenced to 7 years in prison

Post by phuketrichard » Thu May 09, 2019 8:38 am

they were investigating that the military murdered 10 Rohingya's
which was true

PS:
they were awarded the Pulitzer Prize for international reporting in May
In a nation run by swine, all pigs are upward-mobile and the rest of us are fucked until we can put our acts together: not necessarily to win, but mainly to keep from losing completely. HST
Post Reply Previous topicNext topic
  • Similar Topics
    Replies
    Views
    Last post

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 101 guests