Journalist Pachobut to appeal verdict at Supreme Court

2011 2011-10-21T16:57:12+0300 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en http://spring96.org/files/images/sources/pachobuta.jpg The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

Hrodna reporter of the Polish Gazeta Wyborcza newspaper Andrei Pachobut is going to appeal a three-year suspended verdict for alleged libel of President, after his complaint was dismissed by Hrodna Regional Court on 20 September.

The journalist says he has no illusions concerning the reversal of the verdict and will further appeal the sentence at the UN Human Rights Committee.

 

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