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Twitter users facing 11-year jail terms for criticising banking system
Posted on 12 Jul 2010 by the Editor
<P align=justify>Reporters Without Borders is calling for the immediate release of two Venezuelan users of the social-networking service Twitter, a 41-year-old man and a 35-year-old woman, who were arrested on 8 July for criticising the Venezuelan banking system. They are facing the possibility of nine to 11 years in prison under a 2001 banking law on charges of "disseminating false rumours"Ěto "destabilise the banking system".<BR><A href="http://en.rsf.org/venezuela-twitter-users-facing-11-year-jail-12-07-2010,37927.html" target=_blank>Full story</A></P>
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