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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.

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