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Kazakh Journalist Released, Acquitted Of Libel Charges


Kazakh Journalist Released, Acquitted Of Libel Charges
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There were cheers and hugs for Kazakh journalist Amangeldy Batyrbekov after a court acquitted him of libel charges for criticizing an education official on Facebook. A judge overturned a prison sentence of more than two years on January 9 and made a rare apology before Batyrbekov left the court a free man.

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