CPJ calls for immediate release of Guatemalan journalist José Rubén Zamora

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International organizations reject the criminalization of prominent journalist José Rubén Zamora and strongly denounce the persecution of critical voices in Guatemala

The international organizations that promote the defense and protection of human rights and, in particular, freedom of expression, condemn the arbitrary detention for political purposes of the prominent journalist José Rubén Zamora, founder and president of the newspaper elPeriódico, who is being persecuted in retaliation for his investigative work on corruption and other issues of public interest in Guatemala.

Guatemalan official files criminal suit against 3 journalists under violence against women law

Guatemalan authorities should drop all charges and stop using laws intended to protect women from violence to target and intimidate reporters.

Women seizing the word: The participation of women writers in Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, and Nicaragua

The report provides insights into the patterns of systemic discrimination which marginalise women, and remain deeply entrenched in both the publishing industry and the protocols of literary awards in five Latin American countries.