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Myanmar Court Allows Jailed Journalists to Appeal Convictions

Myanmar's High Court has ruled that two jailed Reuters reporters can appeal their convictions on charges of violating the country's law that prohibits the gathering of secret documents to help an enemy, defense lawyers said. The appeal cited evidence police framed the journalists and a lack of proof of a crime. Legal advisor of the Norway-based Asian Human Rights Commission, U Min Lwin Oo, said in an interview with VOA Burmese the journalists will attend another hearing at...

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