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AP statement on deported journalist

, by Lauren Easton

The Associated Press issued this statement today from Vice President for International News Ian Phillips regarding the deportation of Justin Lynch, a freelance journalist working for AP, from South Sudan:

Any move to suppress legitimate journalism and truthful reporting shedding light on humanitarian crimes is wrong and should be condemned. We hope that the government of South Sudan will reconsider its actions.

Read the AP news story.