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Dutch Journalist Okke Ornstein Imprisoned 20 Months In Panama For Libel

Dutch journalist Okke Ornstein has been arrested and imprisoned in Panama on a charge of criminal libel due to his posts from his blog bananamarerepublic. The Committee to Protect Journalists, amongst other international groups, are calling for his release. The journalist wrote about exposing shady business activities by Canadian expatriate Monte Friesner. Friesner had a …