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A Polish journalist was convicted of libeling Belarus' president, pictured above. (Credit: BBC)

The Associated Press reported that Polish journalist Andrzej Poczobut was convicted of libeling Belarus’ president Alexander Lukashenko  through ten articles critical of Lukashenko.

According to the AFP, Poczobut labeled Lukashenko a “dictator” in his reports.  Poczobut, who works for Polish newspaper Gazeta Wyborcza, will face a three-year “suspended sentence” and not a labor camp.

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Polish Journalist Convicted of Libeling Belarus’ President

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