EU urges Myanmar to release Reuters journalists

They face 14 years behind bars for illegally acquiring information to share with foreign media.

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    The European Union is calling on Myanmar to release two Reuters journalists who had been covering the alleged military atrocities against the minority Rohingya community. Wa Lone and Chore Soy-Oo were arrested last month.

    They face 14 years behind bars for illegally acquiring information to share with foreign media.

    Al Jazeera's Charles Stratford reports.


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