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Free Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo: Investigative Journalists in Asia Endorse Call to Free Jailed Reporters
Journalists at the Third Asian Investigative Journalism Conference today strongly endorsed a call for governments worldwide to free imprisoned journalists. In particular, they urged the government of Myanmar and its civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi to immediately and unconditionally release two Reuters reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo.