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Timor-Leste: Further information: Two journalists may face imprisonment

, Index number: ASA 57/6290/2017

In the case of two Timorese journalists, the lead prosecutor has recommended imprisonment of one year for Raimundos Oki, and a two year suspended sentence for Lourenco Vicente Martins if they are convicted of “defamatory false information.” The court will read its verdict – and sentence, if it is a conviction – on 1 June 2017.

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