Two Reuters Reporters Jailed In Myanmar For 500 Days Finally Freed

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Two Reuters journalists, who have been jailed in Myanmar for the past 500 days for breaking the nation’s Official Secrets Act, were released from prison Tuesday, Reuters reported. 

The reporters, Wa Lone, and Kyaw Soe Oo, were released as part of a presidential amnesty granted to 6,000-plus prisoners in Myanmar on Tuesday.

Read the full Reuters report here. 

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