• Amara al-Khatabi, editor of the Libyan newspaper Al-Ummah, who was sentenced to five years in prison for allegedly defaming public officials after issuing a list of allegedly corrupt judges.
    A Libyan criminal court’s imposition of a five-year prison term on Al-Ummah newspaper editor Amara al-Khatabi for allegedly defaming public officials is a serious blow to free speech that should not be allowed to stand.

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