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Kenyan court finds criminal libel laws unconstitutional: Today’s ruling by Kenya’s High Court that the country’s criminal defamation law is unconstitutional is a welcome step toward safeguarding press freedom and free speech, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

Justice JM Mativo ruled that section 194 of Kenya’s penal code is incompatible with the country’s constitution and presents an unjustifiable limitation on Kenyans’ freedom of expression, according to media reports.

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Kenyan court finds criminal libel laws unconstitutional: Today’s ruling by Kenya’s High Court that the country’s criminal defamation law is unconstitutional is a welcome step toward safeguarding press freedom and free speech, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

Justice JM Mativo ruled that section 194 of Kenya’s penal code is incompatible with the country’s constitution and presents an unjustifiable limitation on Kenyans’ freedom of expression, according to media reports.

Kenyan court finds criminal libel laws unconstitutional: Today’s ruling by Kenya’s High Court that the country’s criminal defamation law is unconstitutional is a welcome step toward safeguarding press freedom and free speech, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

Justice JM Mativo ruled that section 194 of Kenya’s penal code is incompatible with the country’s constitution and presents an unjustifiable limitation on Kenyans’ freedom of expression, according to media reports.

Kenyan court finds criminal libel laws unconstitutional: Today’s ruling by Kenya’s High Court that the country’s criminal defamation law is unconstitutional is a welcome step toward safeguarding press freedom and free speech, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

Justice JM Mativo ruled that section 194 of Kenya’s penal code is incompatible with the country’s constitution and presents an unjustifiable limitation on Kenyans’ freedom of expression, according to media reports.

Today’s ruling by Kenya’s High Court that the country’s criminal defamation law is unconstitutional is a welcome step toward safeguarding press freedom and free speech, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

Justice JM Mativo ruled that section 194 of Kenya’s penal code is incompatible with the country’s constitution and presents an unjustifiable limitation on Kenyans’ freedom of expression, according to media reports.

Today’s ruling by Kenya’s High Court that the country’s criminal defamation law is unconstitutional is a welcome step toward safeguarding press freedom and free speech, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.