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Indonesia - French journalists to be freed after getting two and a half months sentences

Reporters without borders
Reporters Without Borders welcomes the imminent release of Thomas Dandois and Valentine Bourrat, two French journalists who have been held for the past 11 weeks in Indonesia's eastern province of Papua on a charge of misusing their tourist visas to do investigative reporting. After being sentenced today to two and a half months in prison by a court in Jayapura, Papua's capital, they are to be released next week. The prosecutor requested a four-month sentence but the judge decided to (...)

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