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Belarus - Leading journalist arrested again on charge of libelling Lukashenko

Reporters without borders
Reporters Without Borders firmly condemns leading journalist Andrzej Poczobut's detention since yesterday on a new charge of libelling President Alexander Lukashenko, for which he is facing a possible five-year jail sentence. Poczobut, who works for several independent media including the Polish newspaper Gazeta Wyborcza, was arrested in the western city of Grodno, where he lives. He spent three months in prison last year on a charge of libelling the president. “This new arrest shows that (...)

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