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Jailing of Reuters journalists ‘nothing to do with freedom of expression’, says Aung San Suu Kyi

Myanmar’s State Counsellor, Aung San Suu Kyi, says two jailed Reuters journalists can appeal their seven-year sentence, and that their jailing had nothing to do with freedom of expression.

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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…

Mode 4dShe made her comments at the World Economic Forum on ASEAN in Hanoi on Thursday, in response to a question from the forum moderator who asked whether she felt comfortable about the…

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