REGIONS:

SUBSCRIBE:

Sign up for weekly updates

The Latest from IFEX-ALC

Check out the latest initiatives from our 24 member alliance promoting and defending freedom of expression from Port of Spain to Buenos Aires.

  Also available in: Español


A woman uses her cell phone during a 25 May 2010 concert in Caracas, Venezuela

Americas

Betting on the digital realm, organisations fight against attacks on free expression

ARTICLE 19, National Press Association, Brazilian Association for Investigative Journalism, Centro Nacional de Comunicación Social, Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), Derechos Digitales, Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), Fundamedios - Andean Foundation for Media Observation and Study, Foundation for Press Freedom - FLIP, Reporters Without Borders (RSF)

AMLO supporters celebrate the victory of Andres Manuel López Obrador in the main square in Mexico City, Mexico, 1 July 2018

Americas

Elections, a rescue mission, and media closures: August in the Americas

ARTICLE 19, National Press Association, Centro Nacional de Comunicación Social, Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), Espacio Público, Fundación Karisma, Foundation for Press Freedom - FLIP, Instituto Prensa y Sociedad, Instituto Prensa y Sociedad de Venezuela, Inter American Press Association, PEN International, Reporters Without Borders (RSF), Centro de Archivos y Acceso a la Información Pública





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, , 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, , 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, , 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, , 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, , 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











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

















Latest Tweet:

Reporters sans frontières (@RSF_fr) appelle à la libération immédiate du directeur de sites d’informations Adlène… https://t.co/r5WGbzb2u5

Get more stories like this

Sign up for our newsletters and get the most important free expression news delivered to your inbox.

CLOSE