Ecuadorian newspaper appeals court decision

Posted on July 21, 2011 • Filed under: Ecuador, Latin America News, Police/Military Activity, Politics

The Ecuadorian newspaper, El Universo, said it would appeal to fines and prison charges that a court ordered after the publication of a controversial article on President Rafeal Correa reported El The court sentenced a former newspaper columnist and three directors to time in prison, as well as a 40 million dollar fine. The article on Correa, who celebrated the court order, accuses him of ordering fire at will at a hospital full of innocent civilians during a military operation. Read Article.

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