Grenada: Free Speech Threatened by New Law

Posted on September 11, 2013 • Filed under: Crime, Latin America News, Social Issues reported that Grenada’s parliament has enacted a law that press freedom bodies believe will have a chilling effect on free speech.
People who send emails and tweets or make comments on social networking and media websites that are deemed to be “offensive” face a potential punishment of a year in jail. The electronic crimes act also outlaws the posting of information that is known to be false but is reproduced in order to cause “annoyance… insult… and ill will.” Read Article

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