Running is an expression of freedom and poetry, both which embraces the deepest values of life. The James Joyce Ramble embraces these values as an expression of charity, a plea for human rights and a celebration of art.
Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo are two individuals unjustly held since December in a Myanmar prison for covering the ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya.
The two reporters had been working on a Reuters investigation into the killing of 10 Rohingya Muslim men who were buried in a mass grave in northern Rakhine state after being hacked to death or shot by ethnic Rakhine Buddhist neighbors and soldiers.
Nearly 690,000 Rohingya have fled Rakhine and taken refuge in neighboring Bangladesh since the Myanmar military launched a crackdown on insurgents at the end of August, according to the United Nations.
We join Amnesty International USA in demanding their immediate release.