Police and soldiers criminally denounced for detaining journalist in El Salvador

"On Nov. 20, the Association of Journalists of El Salvador accompanied the filing of a criminal complaint against some 30 police officers, soldiers and prison guards for the illegal detention of a journalist in 2022, when she was covering the construction of a mega-prison for gang members.

The complaint filed before the Attorney General's Office states that the state agents, who are not identified, allegedly committed crimes related to arbitrary acts and deprivation of liberty, in addition to 'attacking' freedom of expression."

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