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Lebanon - Judicial confusion continues to threat freedom of information

Reporters without borders
Reporters Without Borders and the Swiss-based human rights NGO Alkarama deplore the two-week jail sentence that a Beirut military court passed on 9 December on the journalist Rami Aysha on a charge of buying firearms, replacing the six-month sentence he received when tried in absentia last month. Aysha, who attended the 9 December hearing, left the court a free man because he was deemed to have already served the sentence when detained for a month after his arrest in August 2012. “Even if (...)

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