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>> Seven Myanmar soldiers on Tuesday were sentenced to ten years in prison with hard labor for participating in the massacre of ten Rohingya Muslim men, an event uncovered by a Reuters investigation. The victims from Myanmar's Rakhine village of Inn Din were buried in a mass grave last September after being hacked to death or shot by the soldiers and Buddhist neighbors.
The massacre was being investigated by Reuters journalist Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, who were subsequently arrested in December and are still behind bars, accused of illegally obtaining secret government documents. Their arrest sparking international outrage. The two are now represented by human rights attorney Amal Clooney. They could be charged under the Official Secrets Act, dating back to Myanmar's colonial era, which carries a maximum penalty of 14 years in prison.