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Burma Court Lessens Charges Against Journalists

A court in Myanmar, also known as Burma, has lessened the charges faced by five journalists in the latest case against press workers in the Southeast Asian nation. Defense lawyer Robert San Aung says the court changed the charges Monday after a recommendation from the Attorney General's office. "The previous charges are punishable by a maximum of 14 years imprisonment. [They are] now reduced to a charge punishable to maximum of two year in jail. It’s a good sign," said...

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