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Spotlight: Bolivia | Free Expression & the Law

Bolivian editor’s 30-month jail term quashed

Reporters Without Borders welcomes the decision to overturn the 30-month jail sentence that Rogelio Peláez, the editor of the monthly Larga Vista, received for allegedly defaming a lawyer. The ruling ends years of judicial harassment for Peláez, but other Bolivian journalists are currently the targets of legal proceedings.

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Court orders Bolivian reporter to reveal his sources

Reporters Without Borders calls on the judicial authorities to drop all proceedings against La Razón editor Claudia Benavente and Ricardo Aguilar, one of her reporters, in connection with an article that allegedly revealed state secrets.

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