16 April 1999

Alert

Journalist acquitted and freed after a month in detention


Incident details

Tatyana Chaladze

journalist(s)

released


(WiPC/IFEX) - The Latvian PEN Centre is reporting that according to Latvian
newspapers of 16 April 1999, journalist Tatyana Chaladze, who was arrested
on 12 March to face trial on charges of defamation, was acquitted and freed
from detention on 15 April.





**Updates IFEX alert of 23 March 1999**






Source

International PEN
Writers in Prison Committee
International PEN
Brownlow House
50-51 High Holborn
London WC1V 6ER
United Kingdom
wipc (@) internationalpen.org.uk
Fax:+ 44 0 20 74050339
Latvia
 
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