Colombia: journalists charged in slander, defamation case

Posted on August 29, 2012 • Filed under: Colombia, Conflicts, Crime, Social Issues

General Prosecutor’s Office, Eduardo Montealegre, asked the Criminal Chamber of the Supreme Court reflect on his decision to bring criminal charges against the columnists Cecilia Orozco and Maria Jimena Duzan Tascón on charges of libel and slander. The Criminal Chamber of the Supreme Court announced on 23 August that Maria Jimena Duzan writers and Cecilia Orozco would be prosecuted for defamation, following criticisms from both made on the extradition of alias ‘The Grey’. Read Article

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