Rep. Chris Smith

Actor Sean Penn Appeals To Bolivian President On Behalf Of Jacob Oestreicher

12/11/2012 - 19:00

A Bolivian appeals court refused to release New York businessman Jacob Ostreicher, who has been jailed without charges for 18 months, instead sending his case back to a lower court.

Oestreicher appeared with Sean Penn in a press conference Wednesday in which the "Tree of Life" actor called on Bolivia's president to order Oestreicher's release, the Associated Press reported.

Sean Penn: Fast times in Bolivia on behalf of jailed businessman.
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