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Costa Rica - Supreme Court suspends controversial article of Cyber Crimes Law

Reporters without borders
As a result of a constitutional challenge filed by the journalist Randall Rivera against Costa Rica's Information Crimes Law, the Supreme Court has temporarily suspended parts of the controversial legislation, in particular Article 288 providing for prison sentences of between four and eight years for anyone publishing “secret political information”. Reporters Without Borders remains vigilant, but welcomes the freezing of this “gag law”. “The Supreme Court has guaranteed that these provisions, (...)

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