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Reuters pair jailed seven years

YANGON: A Myanmar judge found two Reuters journalists guilty of breaching a law on state secrets and jailed them for seven years, in a landmark case seen as a test of progress towards democracy in the South-East Asian country.

Myanmar army apologises for mistaken photos in book on Rohingya crisis

YANGON (Reuters) - The Myanmar military issued a rare apology on Monday, acknowledging that two photographs it published in a book on the crisis over the Rohingya Muslim minority were "published incorrectly".

Special Report - How Myanmar punished two reporters for uncovering an atrocity

YANGON (Reuters) - Time and again, Myanmar's government appeared at risk of blowing its prosecution of two young journalists who had exposed a massacre of 10 Muslim men and implicated security forces in the killings.

Myanmar verdict a 'major step backward', says Reuters' Adler

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Myanmar's verdict on Monday jailing two Reuters reporters for seven years on charges of breaching an official secrets act is a major step backward in the southeast Asian nation's transition to democracy, the agency's Editor in Chief Stephen J Adler said.

Factbox - Reactions to verdict on Reuters Myanmar journalists

(Reuters) - A Myanmar judge on Monday found two Reuters journalists guilty of breaching a law on state secrets and jailed them for seven years in a landmark case seen as a test of progress toward democracy in the Southeast Asian country.

‘Act against Myanmar perpetrators’

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia says the UN Security Council (UNSC) should set up an international judicial mechanism to try those responsible for the atrocities in Myanmar.

Aung San Suu Kyi won't be stripped of Nobel Peace Prize - committee

STAVANGER, Norway (Reuters) - The Nobel Peace Prize to Aung San Suu Kyi will not be withdrawn in the light of a United Nations report that said Myanmar's military carried out mass killings of Muslim Rohingya, the Norwegian Nobel Committee said on Wednesday.

More than 50,000 evacuated in Myanmar as homes, shops flooded after dam fails

IN KYIN KONE, Myanmar (Reuters) - More than 50,000 people have evacuated their homes in central Myanmar after part of a dam failed on Wednesday, inundating communities and damaging a bridge on a major highway, officials said.

Saifuddin: Myanmar must bring Rohingya genocide culprits to justice

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia is pressing the Myanmar government to take action to stop the continued persecution of the Rohingya ethnic minority and bring the perpetrators to justice.

China says pressure unhelpful in resolving Rohingya issue

BEIJING (Reuters) - China said on Tuesday that exerting pressure was not helpful in resolving the issue of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar after U.N. investigators said Myanmar's military had carried out mass killings of members of the minority.