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Malian journalist Boukary Daou released on bail

Té / 3 April 2013

NEW YORK, April 3, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Committee to Protect Journalists welcomes today’s decision by a judge in Mali to grant bail to a journalist who was jailed for 27 days in connection with his paper’s publication of a letter critical of a military leader. CPJ calls on the public prosecutor to drop the charges against Boukary Daou, an editor of the daily Le Républicain.

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