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Suu Kyi defends jailing of Reuters journalists

Myanmar leader rebuts criticism and suggests 'no miscarriage of justice'

Speaking at the World Economic Forum, Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi says Reuters journalists were jailed for breaking the Official Secrets Act.     © Reuters

YANGON -- Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Thursday defended a guilty verdict dealt to two Reuters journalists who were reporting on the Rohingya crisis when they were arrested, in a case that had sparked international criticism for violating the freedom of the press.

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