3. A court in Myanmar has rejected the appeal of two imprisoned Reuters journalists. In September of 2018, Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were convicted of national security offenses as they reported on the massacre of members of the country's Muslim minority. Their seven-year sentence has been widely decried as an attempt to quash the coverage, but on Friday High Court Judge Aung Naing said the prison term handed out by a lower court is "a suitable punishment." “Today’s ruling is yet another injustice among many inflicted upon Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo. They remain behind bars for one reason: those in power sought to silence the truth,” Reuters Editor-in-Chief Stephen J. Adler said in response. - AL JAZEERA
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