Reuters, Reporters To Be Charged Over Pulitzer-Winning Paragraph

PHUKET — Reuters news agency and two Reuters reporters could face arrest for their Pulitzer prize-winning report on Rohingya refugees, police say.

The order to appear before Phuket police has come almost five months after two Phuketwan journalists were similarly summoned for publishing an excerpt from the Reuters report in question.

The two Phuketwan journalists have since been charged with criminal defamation for publshing the Reuters paragraph, which alleged the Royal Thai Navy's invovlement in the trafficking of Myanmar's persecutued Rohingya. 

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