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Myanmar Activists Stage Rally on Anniversary of Reuters Reporters' Arrest

More than 100 Myanmar activists marked the anniversary on Wednesday of the arrest of two Reuters journalists sentenced to seven years in jail in a landmark free speech case by releasing balloons at a rally in the country's largest city Yangon. Wa Lone, 32, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 28, were found guilty in September of violating the country's Official Secrets Act, in a case that has raised questions about Myanmar's progress towards democracy and sparked an outcry from human rights...

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