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Uruguay: Journalist Álavaro Alfonso Sent to Prison for 24 Months

Categories: Latin America, Uruguay, Freedom of Speech, Media & Journalism

Qué Pasa Uruguay? [es] [1]points out that local media have ignored the sentencing of journalist Álvaro Alfonso to two years in jail for libel, and the confiscation of his book “Secretos del Partido Comunista” (Secrets of the Communist Party). The blogger posts an article by the The Inter American Press Association (IAPA) [2] condemning the sentence.