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Argentina: Anti-Macri protesters denounce sacking of Uruguayan journo01:56

Argentina: Anti-Macri protesters denounce sacking of Uruguayan journo

Argentina, Buenos Aires
January 13, 2016 at 03:03 GMT +00:00 · Published

Thousands of protesters took to Buenos Aires' Plaza de Mayo on Tuesday to stand in solidarity with Uruguayan journalist Victor Hugo Morales. Morales was fired from his job on Monday after working for Continental Radio of Buenos Aires for nearly 30 years after he allegedly made comments that showed support to former Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner.

According to reports, the protesters were pro-Kirchner and chanted slogans against current President Mauricio Macri and calling for freedom of expression to be facilitated at all times.

Morales addressed the crowd and was joined at the event by the Federal Authority of Audiovisual Communication Services' (AFSCA) Martin Sabbatella, former member of the Supreme Court of Justice Raul Zaffaroni, among others.

Morales thanked the crowds for their support and told the media "they also have responsibilities to react and go tell the truth of what is happening."

Argentina: Anti-Macri protesters denounce sacking of Uruguayan journo01:56
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Thousands of protesters took to Buenos Aires' Plaza de Mayo on Tuesday to stand in solidarity with Uruguayan journalist Victor Hugo Morales. Morales was fired from his job on Monday after working for Continental Radio of Buenos Aires for nearly 30 years after he allegedly made comments that showed support to former Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner.

According to reports, the protesters were pro-Kirchner and chanted slogans against current President Mauricio Macri and calling for freedom of expression to be facilitated at all times.

Morales addressed the crowd and was joined at the event by the Federal Authority of Audiovisual Communication Services' (AFSCA) Martin Sabbatella, former member of the Supreme Court of Justice Raul Zaffaroni, among others.

Morales thanked the crowds for their support and told the media "they also have responsibilities to react and go tell the truth of what is happening."

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