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3 U.K. journalists released on bail by Argentine court

By With Analysis From Monitor Correspondents Around The World, Edited By Anne Shutt / June 30, 1982

Usuahia, Argentina

Three British journalists accused of spying during the Falklands crisis were released on bail Tuesday and told they could leave Argentina, court sources said.

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The journalists, Ian Mather and Tony Prime of the Observer and Simon Winchester of the Sunday Times, had been in detention since April 13, when they were arrested and charged with taking photographs of military installations.