Conservative Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) backs overwhelming calls in the European Parliament for the immediate release of journalists arrested in Myanmar while investigating the Rohingya crisis.
Former US President Bill Clinton calls for the immediate release of two Reuters journalists being held in Myanmar.
Several countries, the United Nations and journalist groups are demanding the release of Reuters reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo from detention in Myanmar. The reporters have been arrested on Dec 12 after being invited to meet police officials on the outskirts of Yangon.
A spokesman for Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi says that the police had almost completed their investigation of two arrested Reuters journalists, after which a court case against them would begin.