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Myanmar court postpones verdict for Reuters journalists: judge

August 27, 2018

A Myanmar court postponed ruling Monday on whether two Reuters journalists violated a state secrets law while reporting on the Rohingya crisis, a judge said, with a new date set for next week.

“The verdict will be announced on September 3,” said district judge Khin Maung Maung, adding that the judge in the case was sick.


Dispatches from AFP concerning freedom of information, censorship and news coverage in regions where independent media is under threat.