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Palestinian terr. - Journalist accused of libel held for another 15 day

Reporters without borders
Reporters Without Borders condemns the decision by a Palestinian Authority court in Ramallah on 28 March to extend reporter Yousef Shayeb's detention for another two weeks. Shayeb was arrested on 26 March in connection with libel suits brought by Palestinian foreign minister Riyad al-Malki and the head of the Palestinian diplomatic mission in France, Hael Al Fahoum. The suits were prompted by an article Shayeb wrote for the Jordanian daily Al-Ghad in January about alleged corruption within (...)

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