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two voices Janice walked free from prison in me and mom on Tuesday after spending more than five hundred days behind bars well known and shows that we were convicted of breaking the official secrets act in September and sentenced to seven years in jail it's a case that sparked outcry from diplomats and human rights advocates and raise questions about Myanmar's pro quest for democracy thank you very much I'm really happy , voices Janice cheated that colleagues release as they watched live on TV prison when Mrs pardon thousands of other prisoners in mass amnesty since last month it's cost me and me and my four thirty to free prisoners around the time of the traditional new year which began on April seventeenth %HESITATION through a spokesman for the Myanmar government were not immediately on set point is is that the two men did not commit any crime and it called for that release editor in chief Steven Adler released this statement after they walked free we are enormously please that Myanmar has released are courageous reporters while loan into so %HESITATION since their arrest five hundred eleven days ago they've become symbols of the importance of press freedom around the world we welcome their return to full their arrest in December twenty seventeen the two Janice had been working on an investigation into the killing of ten but he can give Muslim men and boys by security forces and Buddhist civilians in what kinds states the killings took place during an army crackdown that began in August twenty seventeen and according to U. N. estimates at cents more than seven hundred and thirty thousand would he get fleeing to neighboring Bangladesh the report to alert and chose through all state was awarded the Pulitzer Prize