YANGON, Myanmar | The Latest: British envoy says Myanmar case hurt rule of law

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YANGON, Myanmar  — The Latest on the conviction of two Reuters reporter in Myanmar for illegally possessing official documents (all times local):
2 p.m.

Britain’s ambassador says the verdict against two Reuters journalists has undermined media freedom in Myanmar.

Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were convicted Monday of violating a colonial-era secrecy law and sentenced to seven years in prison. They were arrested while reporting on Myanmar’s brutal crackdown on Rohingya Muslims.

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