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Swaziland: Deplorable sentences against journalist and lawyer stifle free speech

Headline Title:  Swaziland: Deplorable sentences against journalist and lawyer stifle free speech 25 July 2014 The sentencing of a newspaper editor and a human rights lawyer to two years in prison on charges of contempt of court after a grossly unfair trial in Swaziland is an outrageous attempt to silence dissenting voices, said Amnesty International.“With this sentence, Swaziland is sending the message that raising any concerns about judicial independence is out of bounds. It is a deplorable attack on freedom of expression in the country,” said Deprose Muchena, Regional Director for…

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