British chancellor to address case of reporters going to Myanmar

British chancellor to address case of reporters going to Myanmar

Jeremy Hunt stated in his Twitter account that arresting Reuters journalists is an 'unscrupulous blow to press freedom'

Hunt called prison a 'blatant blow'REUTERS / Ann Wang / 3.9.2018UK Foreign Minister Jeremy Hunt said on Monday he will visit Myanmar soon and will address the case of two Reuters reporters arrested for covering the crisis of Rohingyas in the country .A Myanmar judge found Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo guilty of violating a state secrets law and sentenced them to 7 years in prison on Monday.Follow the international news of portal R7Imprisoning journalists who write about inconvenient truths is an unconscionable blow to press freedom - and indeed everyone's freedom.Will be raising the extremely serious case of the two Reuters journalists on my forthcoming visit to Burma.- Jeremy Hunt (@Jeremy_Hunt) September 3, 2018"Arresting journalists who write about inconvenient truths is an unscrupulous blow to freedom of the press and indeed to everyone's freedom. I will address the extremely serious ca...


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