Outrage over the sentence has built inside Myanmar, with newspapers reflecting widespread anger

The jailing of two Reuters reporters while investigating the Rohingya crisis has sparked mounting public protests in Myanmar, with an online campaign under the hashtag #ArrestMeToo gathering pace.

Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were sentenced to seven years in prison on Monday after they were found guilty of breaching the country’s Official Secrets Act. They had been investigating a massacre of Rohingya Muslims when they were arrested in December.

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