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Myanmar soldiers jailed for Rohingya massacre freed after months

3 monthes ago   |   By Al Jazeera

Troops released in November 2018 after serving less than one year of their 10-year prison terms, Reuters report says.
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Myanmar Soldiers Jailed for Killing Rohingya Served Less Time in Prison Than the Journalists Who Exposed Them

3 monthes ago   |   By Time

Seven Myanmar soldiers who were jailed for killing 10 Rohingya Muslim men and boys were released early, ultimately serving less time than two journalists who exposed their crimes, Reuters reports .
Several sources including two prison officials and two former fellow inmates confirmed to the news agency that the soldiers had their sentences cut short. They were reportedly freed last November, less than a year into the 10-year term they received.
Two reporters, Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, who exposed the September 2017 massacre , spent 16 months behind bars before being pardoned earlier this...
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