Myanmar Frees 2 Reuters Journalists Jailed For Reporting On Rohingya Muslims

Two Reuters journalists — who were imprisoned for breaking Myanmar's Official Secrets Act over reporting on security forces' abuses of Rohingya Muslims — were pardoned and released Tuesday. The convictions of Wa Lone, 32, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 28, had drawn condemnation from rights groups, Western governments and press associations. Here & Now's Robin Young gets the latest from the BBC's Nick Beake (@Beaking_News) in Yangon, Myanmar.

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