U.N. secretary-general calls Myanmar prosecution of Reuters reporters 'unacceptable'

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Published on April 24, 2019 - Duration: 00:40s

U.N. secretary-general calls Myanmar prosecution of Reuters reporters 'unacceptable'

According to Reuters, a spokesman for the U.N.

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Tuesday that he believes the prosecution of two Reuters reporters in Myanmar was “unacceptable” and will continue seeking their release.

Spokesman Stephane Dujarric told reporters after Myanmar’s top court rejected an appeal of their conviction, “It is unacceptable that these journalists were prosecuted for reporting on major human rights violations against the Rohingya in Rakhine State.

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