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Chilean Journalist Faces 3 Years in Prison for Recounting a Crime Committed by a Convicted Criminal

August 14, 2018
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Chilean Journalist Faces 3 Years in Prison for Recounting a Crime Committed by a Convicted Criminal

The first hearing for a Chilean journalist charged with defamation is scheduled for this week, and the results could have a chilling effect on freedom of the press in the country. Javier Ignacio Rebolledo Escobar, faces three years in prison for defamation charges after the publication of his book Camalèon: Double Life of a Communist…

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