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TIME’s 2018 Person of the Year: The Guardians

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On the outskirts of Yangon, Myanmar’s largest city, two young reporters sit in a prison said to be “the darkest hellhole in Burma.” Millennials, we would call them in America—Wa Lone is 32 years old; Kyaw Soe Oo is 28. The genesis of their arrest, one year ago on Dec. 12, is their reporting for the Reuters news service that later exposed a mass execution of 10 Rohingya Muslims, part of a violent campaign against the minority group by Myanmar’s military. “I never expected he would be arrested,” says Kyaw Soe Oo’s wife Chit Su Win. “I was more concerned about him getting shot.”… Read the full story here.

TIME’s 2018 Person of the Year: The Guardians
Runner-Up: Donald Trump
Runner-Up: Robert Mueller
Runner-Up: The Activists
Runner-Up: Moon Jae-in
Runner-Up: Ryan Coogler
Runner-Up: Meghan Markle

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