Reuters re­porters awarded Pulitzer

Mizzima Business Weekly - - EDITORIAL -

Two Reuters re­porters have been awarded one of jour­nal­ism's most pres­ti­gious prizes, CNN re­ported. On 15 April in New York the Pulitzer Cen­ter handed its award for In­ter­na­tional Re­port­ing to Reuters staff, with a spe­cial men­tion for Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo who are serv­ing seven years in Yan­gon's In­sein Prison for "ex­pos­ing state se­crets."

The men led a Reuters in­ves­ti­ga­tion into the killing of 10 Ro­hingya men in the far western vil­lage of Inn Din -- part of a mil­i­tary-led cam­paign which be­gan in 2017. The Myan­mar govern­ment says it was tar­get­ing Ro­hingya ter­ror­ists who at­tacked po­lice posts in Au­gust 2017.

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