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Statement on release of 2 Myanmar journalists: Asia News Network
Statement on release of 2 Myanmar journalists: Asia News Network
Asia News NetworkMay 8, 2019
The Asia News Network, an alliance of 24 leading media in 20 Asian countries, welcomes the release of Reuters Journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo by the Myanmar government on Tuesday.We applaud the government's decision to release both men and urge upon the government the need to protect and ensure press freedom. Reuters journalists Kyaw Soe Oo (right) and Wa Lone sit in a vehicle after being released from Insein Prison in a presidential pardon on May 7 (AFP)Both Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo have bee