Aung San Suu Kyi, Nobel Peace Prize winner, defends jailing of Reuters journalists

(From Global News)

Asked how she felt about jailing journalists as a democratic leader, Suu Kyi said: “They were not jailed because they were journalists, they were jailed because… the court has decided that they have broken the Official Secrets Act.”…

…The journalists, Wa Lone, 32, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 28, were found guilty on official secrets charges and sentenced earlier this month in a landmark case seen as a test of progress towards democracy in Myanmar.

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