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In Benin, Journalist Sentenced to 18 Months for Publishing 3 Tweets

Investigative journalist Ignace Sossou was sentenced to 18 months in prison and fined  $338 for “harassment ” by a court in Benin. His crime? Sossou posted three tweets quoting the country’s public prosecutor, who had been speaking candidly about digital regulations.