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Reuters Journalists imprisoned for reporting Rohingya crisis, releases after 500 days of jail

Reuters Journalists were imprisoned for reporting of the ethnic cleansing of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar. After spending 500 days in jail, they both were released. Wa Lone & Kyaw Soe got arrested in Dec 2017, accused of breaking a colonial-era Official Secrets Act. They both always maintained their innocence. The decision to free them comes out of the blue after 16 months of mounting pressure from international govt & others.