Bolivia: Radio journalist under house arrest, facing charges after covering protest
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Bolivia: Radio journalist under house arrest, facing charges after covering protest

Bolivian authorities must drop charges against a radio journalist arrested while covering a violent demonstration last week in the capital city of La Paz, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Police detained Agustín Aldo Mamani, a reporter for the Radio del Valle station in the town of Mecapaca, for four days, and are now holding him under house arrest on charges of destruction of property, according to news reports.


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