Amnesty in Myanmar – level 1

13-05-2019 15:00

Two journalist work for Reuters. They investigate the Myanmar government. They want to know if Myanmar killed Rohingya Muslims.

Police arrest the journalists in 2017. They go to prison. They must be there for seven years.
Last Tuesday, the president of Myanmar sets the journalists free. He sets free more than 6,500 prisoners, too. This is called an amnesty.

The United Nations is happy that the president does this.

Difficult words: investigate (get information), government (the bosses of a country), killed (past of ‘kill’).

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