Fox News Latino – International Uproar Over Ecuador’s Jailing of Journalist for Libel Against President
Date: Jul 25, 2011
More coverage of the ruling in Ecuador against El Universo:
A polarizing court decision in Ecuador pits a popular newspaper against the country’s president, raising questions about freedom of the press and justice.
The controversy unfolded after an Ecuadorian judge sentenced three newspaper directors and a former columnist to three years in prison Wednesday for libeling President Rafael Correa in a column that questioned an army raid to rescue him from striking policemen.