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Bolivia - Bolivian editor's 30-month jail term quashed but other journalists are being prosecuted

Reporters without borders
Reporters Without Borders welcomes the Bolivian supreme court's decision to overturn the 30-month jail sentence that Rogelio Peláez, the editor of the monthly Larga Vista, received two years ago for allegedly defaming a lawyer, Waldo Molina, by accusing him in the magazine's April 2010 issue of illicit enrichment. The ruling, handed down earlier this month, ends years of legal wrangling and judicial harassment for Peláez, but other Bolivian journalists are currently the targets of legal (...)

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