Kyaw Soe Oo
The news outlet called it "a police setup to silence their truthful reporting."
At the time of their arrest, Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were working on an investigation into the killing of 10 Rohingya Muslim villagers during an army crackdown.
Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, who pleaded not guilty to the charges on Monday, face up to 14 years in prison.
“We are deeply disappointed with the court’s decision," Reuters President and Editor-in-Chief Stephen J. Adler said.