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Iceland - Freedom of information in decline for past two years in Iceland

Reporters without borders
What with an interior ministry official seeking jail terms for two journalists in a criminal libel prosecution and major budget cuts for public TV stations that the ruling coalition has accused of bias, the past two years have seen a marked decline in freedom of information in Iceland, one that began with the financial crisis in 2008. Þórey Vilhjálmsdóttir, a political adviser to Iceland's interior minister, is seeking two-year jail sentences for newspaper reporters Jón Bjarki Magnússon and (...)

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