Journalist threatened over army articles

  • 1998-10-29
RIGA (BNS) - A reporter with theVakara Zinas newspaper has received a threat of retribution against his family if he continues to publish a series of articles about financial irregularities within Latvia's defense system.Edmunds Vanags told BNS that, although he has been threatened before, this time he perceived the threats to be serious and reported them to the police."The caller knew where my wife lives although I am not registered there," Vanags said. "I believe such information is available only to high ranking policemen."Vanags was the first person in Latvia to publish information abo...
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