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Venezuela - Call for immediate release of jailed editor, now on hunger strike

Reporters without borders
Leocenis García, the editor of the weekly Sexto Poder, has been on hunger strike for the past week in protest against his detention since 30 August on charges of inciting hatred, insulting officials and offending women by publishing a controversial cartoon of senior female officials on the cover. His lawyer told Reporters Without Borders that García intends to continue the hunger strike until the charges are dropped. The defence meanwhile intends to file a new petition in the next few days. (...)

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