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Libya: Release Ailing Newspaper Editor

Email Libyan authorities should immediately drop criminal defamation charges and free Amara Hassan al-Khatabi, editor of al-Ummah daily. Al-Khatabi, who has been in detention since December 19, 2012, is on trial for “insulting” and “slandering” members of the judiciary. His private lawyer was not allowed to visit him while he was detained in prison and says he was transferred to a medical facility due to his fragile health on April 6, 2013, where he remains detained under guard. (Tripoli) – Libyan authorities should immediately drop criminal defamation charges and free Amara Hassan al-Khatabi,…

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