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the lawyers for two Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar lodged an appeal on Friday at the country's Supreme Court the appeal is against their conviction on charges of breaking the official secrets act for which reporters Wallonian chose so who were sentenced to seven years in jail we didn't do anything wrong the lawyers cited evidence of a police set up and lack of proof of a crime in a statement Reuter said our petition asked the Supreme Court to finally provide justice to Wallonian shows so who reversed the lower court's errors and ordered the release of our journalists I've tried to be strong , the two reporters were convicted by a lower court in September in a landmark case that's raised questions about Myanmar's progress towards democracy and sparked an outcry from diplomats and human rights advocates the journalists lawyer spoke outside the court the up most %HESITATION at twenty four hours is to set aside the finding of the new uploads and do what's that to accuse wanna deal for you , the government's spokesman is all teh couldn't be reached for comment , before their arrest Wallonian show so who had been working on a Reuters investigation into the killing of ten row Hangal Muslim men and boys by security forces and Buddhist civilians , it took place during an army crackdown that began in August of twenty seventeen , according to you an estimate so that operation has sent more than seven hundred and thirty thousand rocking yeah fleeing to Bangladesh separately on Friday a Myanmar policemen who told the court last year how officers planted documents on the reporters in order to entrap them was released from jail early on good behavior shortly after his court appearance last April he was sentenced to prison for violating the police disciplinary act by having previously spoken to walk alone his family was also convicted from police housing in the capital nape Utah , last month a High Court in Yangon it rejected the reporters first appeal saying the two have behaved in a way showing the intended to harm the country in response to that ruling US vice president Mike pence said on Twitter the decision was deeply troubling and showed me in Mars courts quote failing a basic test in democracy