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Sweden - Three journalists convicted for researching availability of illegal firearms

Reporters without borders
Reporters Without Borders is dismayed that a court in the southern city Malmö today convicted three journalists with the tabloid newspaper Expressen of violating firearms legislation because one of them bought a revolver in the city's criminal underworld in order to show how easy it is to acquire a gun illegally in Sweden. “It is shocking that journalists are treated like criminals because of a piece of investigative reporting,” Reporters Without Borders said. “Expressen's research clearly (...)

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