7 May 2019

Reuters journalists released from Myanmar prison

From Lately, 10:20 am on 7 May 2019

Two Reuters journalists jailed for their reporting on war atrocities in Myanmar have finally been released from prison, more than 500 days after they were incarcerated. Some observers say it could signal a major shift in policy from the Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi, who's overseen a government notoriously hostile towards journalists - but others are more cautious. Aaron Connelly, a research fellow specialising in Southeast Asian politics at the International Institute for Strategic Studies, joins us to discuss.