Myanmar court charges Reuters journalists under Official Secrets Act

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At the time of their arrest Wa Lone, 32, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 28, had been working on an investigation into the killing of 10 Rohingya Muslim men

Two Reuters journalists who uncovered a massacre of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar have been charged for violating the Official Secrets Act.

Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were charged under the colonial-era 1923 act for allegedly illegally possessing state secrets in government documents and face up to 14 years in prison if convicted.

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