Ten Rohingya Muslim men and boys kneeling in a field in a Rakhine village last year. They were later found dead in a mass grave. Reuters reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo have been sentenced to seven years in jail, after investigating the killing. Photo: Reuters Ten Rohingya Muslim men and boys kneeling in a field in a Rakhine village last year. They were later found dead in a mass grave. Reuters reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo have been sentenced to seven years in jail, after investigating the killing. Photo: Reuters
Ten Rohingya Muslim men and boys kneeling in a field in a Rakhine village last year. They were later found dead in a mass grave. Reuters reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo have been sentenced to seven years in jail, after investigating the killing. Photo: Reuters
Stephen J. Adler
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Opinion

Stephen J. Adler

Myanmar is jailing journalists for truthful reporting. It must respect the facts and free the reporters

  • Stephen J. Adler says two Reuters reporters have been unjustly jailed in Myanmar for exposing a mass murder. In defending the convictions, Aung San Suu Kyi has failed to uphold the rule of law based on facts

Ten Rohingya Muslim men and boys kneeling in a field in a Rakhine village last year. They were later found dead in a mass grave. Reuters reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo have been sentenced to seven years in jail, after investigating the killing. Photo: Reuters Ten Rohingya Muslim men and boys kneeling in a field in a Rakhine village last year. They were later found dead in a mass grave. Reuters reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo have been sentenced to seven years in jail, after investigating the killing. Photo: Reuters
Ten Rohingya Muslim men and boys kneeling in a field in a Rakhine village last year. They were later found dead in a mass grave. Reuters reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo have been sentenced to seven years in jail, after investigating the killing. Photo: Reuters
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Stephen J. Adler

Stephen J. Adler

Stephen J. Adler is the president and editor in chief of Reuters.