Macedonian reporter gets four-and-a-half year jail term

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People take part in a protest in support of media freedom after a journalist was sentenced to prison for an article, in Skopje, North Macedonia, 20 January 2015, ROBERT ATANASOVSKI/AFP via Getty Images

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