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Argentina - Judicial abuse: filmmaker threatened with censorship, journalist sent back to prison

Reporters without borders
Osvaldo Bayer, a journalist and documentary maker, has been prosecuted for defamation since early September by the grandchildren of José Alfredo Martínez de Hoz, who served as economy minister during the dictatorship of Jorge Videla from 1976 to 1981, over the documentary Awka Liwen. He faces a prison sentence unless he pays 1 million pesos (236,000 dollars) in damages and injury to the family. Reporters Without Borders expresses its support for Bayer, whose film, co-produced with Mariano (...)

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