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University students and medical doctors dismissed from public hospitals for treating wounded anti-government protesters, march against Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega and his wife, Vice-President Rosario Murillo, in Managua, 31 July 2018

Americas

Downward spiral in Nicaragua and Mexico, threats on the rise in Colombia and Peru, but reasons for optimism in Ecuador

ARTICLE 19, National Press Association, Centro de Archivos y Acceso a la Información Pública, Centro de Reportes Informativos sobre Guatemala - CERIGUA, Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), Foro de Periodismo Argentino, Fundamedios - Andean Foundation for Media Observation and Study, Foundation for Press Freedom - FLIP, Instituto Prensa y Sociedad, Reporters Without Borders (RSF)



Journalists and photojournalists from national and international media protest the murder of their Ecuadorian colleagues by FARC dissidents, during an event in Bogotá, Colombia, 16 April 2018

Americas

Ecuador in mourning, Nicaragua in flames, and violence against journalists: Americas in April

ARTICLE 19, Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), Derechos Digitales, Espacio Público, Fundamedios - Andean Foundation for Media Observation and Study, Fundación Karisma, Foundation for Press Freedom - FLIP, Instituto Prensa y Sociedad, Instituto Prensa y Sociedad de Venezuela, Instituto de Prensa y Libertad de Expresión - IPLEX, Inter American Press Association, Reporters Without Borders (RSF), Centro Nacional de Comunicación Social



A piece of street art by artist Luis Bueno shows councilwoman Marielle Franco from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 3 April 2018

Americas

Ecuadorian journalists kidnapped, defending women's rights, and Guatemala under the microscope: March in the Americas

ARTICLE 19, Association of Caribbean Media Workers, Centro de Reportes Informativos sobre Guatemala - CERIGUA, Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), Espacio Público, Fundamedios - Andean Foundation for Media Observation and Study, Instituto Prensa y Sociedad, Instituto Prensa y Sociedad de Venezuela, Inter American Press Association, OpenMedia, Reporters Without Borders (RSF), Sindicato de Periodistas del Paraguay, Derechos Digitales

People shout slogans during a protest against the shortage of food, in Caracas, Venezuela, 28 December 2017

Americas

Authoritarian governments wreak havoc on freedom of expression in the Americas

ARTICLE 19, Association of Caribbean Media Workers, Centro Nacional de Comunicación Social, Centro de Archivos y Acceso a la Información Pública, Centro de Reportes Informativos sobre Guatemala - CERIGUA, Comité por la Libre Expresión - C-Libre, Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), Espacio Público, Fundamedios - Andean Foundation for Media Observation and Study, Foundation for Press Freedom - FLIP, Instituto Prensa y Sociedad, Instituto Prensa y Sociedad de Venezuela, Inter American Press Association, Reporters Without Borders (RSF), Sindicato de Periodistas del Paraguay, Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF)

Members of the press follow Counselor to US President Donald Trump Kellyanne Conway while she speaks about a potential government shutdown outside the West Wing of the White House in Washington, DC, 19 January 2018

Americas

Year begins with full immersion in freedom of expression activism

ARTICLE 19, National Press Association, Brazilian Association for Investigative Journalism, Centro Nacional de Comunicación Social, Centro de Reportes Informativos sobre Guatemala - CERIGUA, Comité por la Libre Expresión - C-Libre, Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), Derechos Digitales, Instituto Prensa y Sociedad, Inter American Press Association, Reporters Without Borders (RSF), Foro de Periodismo Argentino



Partidarios del candidato presidencial Salvador Nasralla enfrentan miembros de la Policía antimotines, durante una protesta contra la reelección del Presidente Juan Orlando Hernández, en Tegucigalpa, Honduras, el 22 de diciembre de 2017

Americas

Yearend marked by government repression, hostility regarding human rights

ARTICLE 19, Centro Nacional de Comunicación Social, Centro de Reportes Informativos sobre Guatemala - CERIGUA, Comité por la Libre Expresión - C-Libre, Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), Espacio Público, Foro de Periodismo Argentino, Fundamedios - Andean Foundation for Media Observation and Study, Fundación Karisma, Foundation for Press Freedom - FLIP, Instituto Prensa y Sociedad, Instituto Prensa y Sociedad de Venezuela, Latin American Observatory of Regulation, Media and Convergence - OBSERVACOM, OpenMedia, Reporters Without Borders (RSF)

Americas

The Americas: Another month in the trenches

ARTICLE 19, Centro Nacional de Comunicación Social, Centro de Archivos y Acceso a la Información Pública, Espacio Público, Fundamedios - Andean Foundation for Media Observation and Study, Foundation for Press Freedom - FLIP, Instituto Prensa y Sociedad de Venezuela, Latin American Observatory of Regulation, Media and Convergence - OBSERVACOM, Reporters Without Borders (RSF), Sindicato de Periodistas del Paraguay, Brazilian Association for Investigative Journalism



Americas

Death as a constant: Attacks continue in the Americas

ARTICLE 19, Centro Nacional de Comunicación Social, Centro de Archivos y Acceso a la Información Pública, Centro de Reportes Informativos sobre Guatemala - CERIGUA, Comité por la Libre Expresión - C-Libre, Derechos Digitales, Foro de Periodismo Argentino, Fundamedios - Andean Foundation for Media Observation and Study, Foundation for Press Freedom - FLIP, Instituto Prensa y Sociedad, Instituto Prensa y Sociedad de Venezuela, Inter American Press Association, Canadian Journalists for Free Expression







Americas

End of June marks a complex, violent half-year in the Americas

ARTICLE 19, Centro Nacional de Comunicación Social, Centro de Reportes Informativos sobre Guatemala - CERIGUA, Comité por la Libre Expresión - C-Libre, Espacio Público, Fundación Karisma, Foundation for Press Freedom - FLIP, Instituto Prensa y Sociedad de Venezuela



Police use a water canon during clashes with protesters over a proposed constitutional amendment in Asunción, Paraguay

Americas

A faltering continent

ARTICLE 19, Canadian Journalists for Free Expression, Comité por la Libre Expresión - C-Libre, Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), Espacio Público, Fundamedios - Andean Foundation for Media Observation and Study, Foundation for Press Freedom - FLIP, Instituto Prensa y Sociedad de Venezuela, Reporters Without Borders (RSF), Sindicato de Periodistas del Paraguay, Derechos Digitales













Opposition leaders and supporters take part in a demonstration calling for a referendum to remove the president

Venezuela

Venezuela WILL be heard

Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), Espacio Público, Instituto Prensa y Sociedad de Venezuela, Inter American Press Association















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