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by December 26, 2017 General


Contributed by NAMPA / AFP.

Extra charges dropped against journalists jailed for flying drone in Myanmar
Yangon, Dec 26, 2017 (AFP) – Foreign and local journalists jailed for flying a drone near Myanmar’s parliament could be released from prison in early January after police dropped additional charges that carried at least three more years behind bars, their lawyers said Tuesday.
Lau Hon Meng from Singapore and Mok Choy Lin from Malaysia, who were on assignment for Turkish state broadcaster TRT, were detained late October …