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Peru - Court quashes defamation conviction on appeal, spares journalist jail time

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“I have the feeling that justice has finally been done after the offensive launched against me,” provincial TV journalist Teobaldo Meléndez Fachín told Reporters Without Borders yesterday, referring to an appeal court ruling 10 days ago overturning his November conviction on a charge of “aggravated defamation.” The producer of the programme “Ribereña Noticias” for northeastern regional radio and TV station La Ribereña, Meléndez was given a three-year suspended prison sentence on 7 November with the (...)

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