IAPA condemns stigmatization of the press, saying it puts journalists’ lives at risk
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December in the Americas: A free expression round up produced by IFEX’s Regional Editor Paula Martins, based on IFEX member reports and news from the region.

A vigil in honour of journalist Jamal Khashoggi two years after his assassination, 22 October 2020, Prachatai/Amnistía Internacional Argentina, Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.0 Generic (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

The U.S. intelligence community should confirm or deny the existence of documents that may provide information on its duty to warn “Washington Post” columnist Jamal Khashoggi of threats to his life before his murder, or provide more detailed explanations of their refusal to do so.

Private companies have strong legal rights under U.S. law to refuse to host or support speech they don’t like. But that refusal carries different risks when a group of companies comes together to ensure that certain speech or speakers are effectively taken offline altogether.