Myanmar Court has Opportunity to Uphold Press Freedoms by Dropping Case Against Reuters Journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo

NEW YORK—Given the lack of relevant evidence brought forward in the pre-trial period, and the testimony suggesting police entrapped Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, the Myanmar courts face an important opportunity to uphold the value of a free press by dropping the case and immediately releasing the two reporters, PEN America said in a statement today.