BFF-08 Top Myanmar court rejects appeal by Reuters reporters: lawyer

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Top Myanmar court rejects appeal by Reuters reporters: lawyer

NAYPYIDAW, Myanmar, April 23, 2019 (BSS/AFP) – Myanmar’s Supreme Court on
Tuesday rejected an appeal by two Reuters journalists jailed for seven years
on charges linked to their reporting on the Rohingya crisis, a defence lawyer
confirmed.

“Our appeal was rejected,” attorney Khin Maung Zaw told AFP. “They upheld
the ruling of the lower court.”

BSS/AFP/MSY/0957 hrs