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Guatemala Lawmakers Propose Jail for Some Political Speech

Five lawmakers introduced legislation Tuesday that would punish with prison time certain kinds of speech criticizing elected officials and candidates in Guatemala, prompting charges that it would violate constitutional measures guaranteeing freedom of expression.  The initiative targets "those who make acts of pressure, persecution and harassment'' against politicians "in any medium of diffusion and/or on digital platforms, with the end of impeding the exercise of...

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