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Benin TV director convicted for offending president

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Témoignages.re / 25 January 2013

An appellate court in Benin should overturn the conviction and toss out a prison sentence handed to the director of a private television stationlast week in connection with a broadcast of a press conference in September in which a former presidential adviser criticized President Boni Yayi, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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