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Slovenia - Blogger gets six months in jail for defamation

Reporters without borders
Reporters Without Borders strongly condemns the six-month jail sentence that Mitja Kunstelj, a well-known and controversial blogger, received on 13 May on criminal charges of defaming and insulting two journalists in his blog. “Regardless of the offending content – and we are not trying to defend Kunstelj's posts – the very possibility that someone can be jailed for abusing freedom of expression is utterly unacceptable,” Reporters Without Borders said. “It violates international conventions (...)

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