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STAVANGER, Norway (Reuters) - The Nobel Peace Prize to Aung San Suu Kyi will not be withdrawn in the light of a United Nations report that said Myanmar's military carried out mass killings of Muslim Rohingya, the Norwegian Nobel Committee said on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