Myanmar court acquits 2 soldiers of killing journalist

first_img Ex-FBI agent details raid on Phoenix body donation facility Parents, stop beating yourself up New Valley school lets students pick career-path academies The statement said the commission had recommended that the case be heard in a civil court for transparency, but that it was tried in a military court.Ko Par Gyi was killed in October after he was detained by the military while covering clashes between the army and ethnic Karen rebels. The military he was shot as he tried to escape.A lawyer for the journalist’s family said Tuesday that the army chief still needs to approve the court decision, while his wife said she will file an objection.“The decision for acquittal is not final until the commander-in-chief approved the decision. We don’t want revenge but justice,” said Robert San Aung, a prominent lawyer representing the deceased’s family.Copyright © The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Top Stories Sponsored Stories Former Arizona Rep. Don Shooter shows health improvementlast_img read more

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