Myanmar military court acquits 2 soldiers on trial for killing freelance journalist

May 12, 2015 3:51 AM

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YANGON, Myanmar – Myanmar's human rights body says two soldiers tried for the shooting death of a freelance journalist have been acquitted by a military court.

A statement released Friday by the government-sponsored Myanmar National Human rights commission said a military court in northeastern Myanmar acquitted two soldiers on trial for the killing of journalist Ko Par Gyi, alias Kyaw Naing. No details were given.

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