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Venezuela - Appeal against editor's pre-trial detention when no crime has been established

Reporters without borders
Lawyers acting for Leocenis García, the editor of the weekly Sexto Poder, yesterday filed an appeal before a supervisory court against his pre-trial detention since 30 August for publishing a satirical photomontage of senior female officials on its cover. The appeal is based on the fact that the charges – inciting hatred, insulting officials and offending women – are out of all proportion to the alleged offense. Reporters Without Borders reiterates its call for the immediate release of (...)

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