Editor Rearrested and Sent Back to Prison

The Managing Editor of the Independent Observer newspaper, Jonathan Leigh, was yesterday rearrested and remanded at the maximum security prison on Pademba Road on the orders of Magistrate Siray Wurie of Magistrate Court No. 2 for "contempt of court". The accused was last Thursday arraigned on four counts of defamatory libel contrary to Section 27 of the Public Order Act, No.46 of 1965, …

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