2 Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar

Reuters journos to remain in jail

A Myanmar court yesterday rejected the appeal of two Reuters reporters sentenced to seven years in jail on charges of breaking the Official Secrets Act, saying the defence had not provided sufficient evidence to show they were innocent.

April 16, 2019
April 16, 2019

Jailed Reuters reporters win Pulitzer Prize

Reuters wins two Pulitzer Prizes, one for revealing the massacre of 10 Muslim Rohingya men by Buddhist villagers and Myanmar security forces, and another for photographs of Central American migrants seeking refuge in the United States.

January 12, 2019
January 12, 2019

Reuters journos to remain in jail

A Myanmar court yesterday rejected the appeal of two Reuters reporters sentenced to seven years in jail on charges of breaking the Official Secrets Act, saying the defence had not provided sufficient evidence to show they were innocent.

December 12, 2018
December 12, 2018

'Guardians' honoured

Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who was murdered in October at his country's Istanbul consulate, was named Time magazine's "Person of the Year" yesterday, an honour he shared with other targeted journalists recognised as "guardians" of the truth.

September 15, 2018
September 15, 2018

'Unbelievable'

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi's defence of jailing of Reuters journalists has prompted a sharp rebuke from the United States.