Bloomberg: Argentina Under Fire for Revealing Trip of Fleeing Reporter

By Charlie Devereux, 26 January 2015

Argentina’s government faced criticism for publishing the travel details of a journalist who said he fled the country in fear of his life after breaking the news of the death of a prosecutor in a politically charged case.

The official Twitter account of the presidential palace published Jan. 24 Damian Pachter’s voucher for a flight to Uruguay, highlighting that he was due to return to Argentina on Feb. 2. Pachter, a journalist for the Buenos Aires Herald, was first to report the death of Alberto Nisman, who had accused President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner of graft.

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