Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo have been freed from a Myanmar prison:

The two, who angered the country’s leadership for their outstanding coverage of Myanmar’s massacre of Rohingya, were in prison for more than 500 days:

Wa Lone spoke to the media after getting released and said he’s eager to get back to his newsroom:

Cameras were on hand to document the family reunion:

According to reports, the two were freed as part of some sort of presidential amnesty:

Thousands of other prisoners were released as well: