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Lithuania - Journalist faces imminent jail unless he pays fine in libel case

Reporters without borders
Reporters Without Borders is deeply dismayed that the journalist Gintaras Visockas, faces imminent imprisonment unless he pays expensive legal costs incurred when he was convicted in March of libelling an Lithuanian army general. The case was brought against Visockas, editor of the news website (“”), by the ex-general Česlovas Jezerskas over an article in which he was alleged to have suggested the former officer has been controled by the KGB. The journalist reported that (...)

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