On Monday, two Reuters journalistsWa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oowere found guilty of breaching a law on state secrets in Myanmar and have been jailed for seven years. The landmark case not only questions the Southeast Asian country’s progress’ towards democracy, but shines a light on the abuse of power that comes with jailing journalists for doing their jobs. Arresting them for investigating the state’s involvement in mass murder isn’t great, and convicting them despite the...
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