Listen: Pulitzer Prize, Myanmar And Josue discussed on BBC World Service
"Two journalists jailed in Myanmar has one Pulitzer prize for their reporting on the murder of a Hindu Muslims by the Burmese military. Jonathan head has more details, but do Burmese journalists from the Reuters news agency while known as Josue were able to get I witness testimony from the non Muslim population of a village called in din detailing how ten of their hinge neighbors were detained and then shot dead by soldiers. There report resulted in the first and only prosecution of military personnel who until then had denied any illegal killings. But it also led to the journalists themselves being charged nasty. There was sentenced to seven years in prison, despite an international outcry over what was widely seen as an attack on media. Freedom religious is said it will not be celebrating the prize until they're two colleagues are released"