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Verdict in Ingushetia editor’s killing a miscarriage of justice

Yevloyev (CJES)New York, December 11, 2009—A Russian police officer who fatally shot an online publisher in government custody in 2008 was convicted of negligent homicide and sentenced to two years in a low-security prison settlement today, Reuters and other news agencies reported. The family of the victim, Magomed Yevloyev, told CPJ they would appeal the verdict because their own investigation showed that the officer purposely shot the editor.

December 11, 2009 5:38 PM ET


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