International Press Institute: TV Station in Mongolia Facing Criminal Defamation Charges

A television station in Mongolia has been charged with criminal defamation after the station aired a documentary alleging corruption among high-ranking public officials. According to the Mongolian press freedom organisation Globe International, channel TV9, in a documentary titled “Detective-2”, presented apparent evidence of corruption concerning a police investigation into the privatisation of a former government-owned building.  The property in question housed the state printing press as well as the offices of the Ulaanbataar Times, a formerly state-run daily newspaper. To read the full article, click hereTV Station in Mongolia Facing Criminal Defamation Charges

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