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Daily Archives: May 16, 2009

Dissident journalist facing jail term on "disrespect" charge

Dissident journalist facing jail term on "disrespect" charge
14.05.09

Reporters Without Borders calls for the immediate release of independent
journalist Alberto Santiago Du Bouchet, who was arrested after a verbal
exchange with a policeman in Artemisa (in Havana province) on 18 April.
Du Bouchet, who is a reporter for Habana Press, an independent news
agency, was previously jailed from August… Continue reading

Journalist gets three-year jail sentence

15 May 2009

Journalist gets three-year jail sentence

Reporters Without Borders has learned that dissident journalist Alberto
Santiago Du Bouchet, a reporter for the Habana Press news agency, was
sentenced to three years in prison on 12 May. Arrested on 18 April on a
charge of "disrespect for authority," he had been transferred to a
prison on 10 May. The… Continue reading