IFEX-ALC condemns attacks on journalists in Bolivia

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Bolivian President Evo Morales Ayma delivers a speech during the inauguration of the new government palace, AIZAR RALDES/AFP/Getty Images

IFEX-ALC concerned over attacks, surveillance of press in Bolivia

IFEX-ALC calls on the Bolivian government to provide guarantees for the right to freedom of expression and to fulfill its obligations to investigate and bring to justice those responsible for actions against the press.

Mecapaca valley, near the city of La Paz, 3 January 2015, Flickr/Pablo Andrés Rivero [Image has been cropped, shared under Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.0 Generic (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)]

Radio journalist Agustín Aldo Mamani under house arrest after covering protest

“Filming a protest is not a crime,” said CPJ Deputy Executive Director Robert Mahoney. “Bolivian authorities should immediately release [radio journalist] Agustín Aldo Mamani from house arrest, and drop all charges against him.”

Link to: Editor still unable to return to Bolivia after six months in exile

Editor still unable to return to Bolivia after six months in exile

The editor of the Sol de Pando newspaper and an outspoken editorial writer, Wilson García Mérida was summoned before a prosecutor on 10 May after being accused of sedition by presidency minister Juan Ramón Quintana for no valid reason.