constitutional chamber of the Costa Rican Supreme Court ruled on March 21, 2014, that
the government's secret monitoring of phone
records of the San José-based daily Diario Extra as part of a
leak investigation was unconstitutional, according to news reports.
New York, January 22, 2014--The Committee to Protect Journalists calls
for a full investigation into reports that Costa Rican officials secretly
monitored the phone records of the San José-based daily Diario Extra as part of a leak investigation.
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