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Chilean President Bachelet files libel suit against magazine

Chilean President Bachelet files libel suit against magazine

"Without a doubt this lawsuit has the intent to intimidate, as it seeks the imprisonment of journalists, an action that reminds us of punishments in Chile that were brought against journalists in undemocratic times," said Claudio Paolillo, chairman of the IAPA's Committee on Freedom of the Press and Information.

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"Chile's deputies must choose transparency by voting against these 'gag laws', which are clearly designed to protect private interests and to conceal information that could compromise the government," said Emmanuel Colombié, the head of RSF’s Latin America desk.

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