Macedonian Journalists Protest Jailing of Colleague

January 17, 2015 2:56 PM

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Media organizations have condemned the imprisonment of a Macedonian investigative journalist after an appeals court upheld the charges against him, albeit with a reduction in sentence.

Tomislav Kezarovski had been convicted and sentenced to 4½ years' imprisonment in October 2013 for revealing the identity of a protected witness in a murder case in a magazine article published in May 2008. Kezarovski had been under house arrest since then pending appeal.

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