Myanmar’s top court poised to rule on appeal of jailed Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo

Myanmar’s Supreme Court will rule on Tuesday on an appeal of two Reuters journalists imprisoned for breaking a colonial-era official secrets law – a case that has raised questions about the country’s transition to democracy.Wa Lone, 33, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 29, have spent more than 16 months in detention since they were arrested in December 2017 while working on an investigation into the killing of 10 Rohingya Muslim men during a military crackdown in the western part of the country.The Supreme…