Myanmar frees journalists working for Turkish broadcaster

By REUTERS
December 29, 2017 06:51
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Myanmar on Friday freed two journalists for Turkey's state broadcaster, their local interpreter and a driver after they completed a two-month jail sentence for violating an aircraft law by filming with a drone, a prison official said.

Cameraman Lau Hon Meng from Singapore, reporter Mok Choy Lin from Malaysia, Aung Naing Soe — a local journalist who was interpreting for the — and driver Hla Tin were released from a prison at Yamethin, near the capital Naypyitaw.

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