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The organizations that make up IFEX-ALC support those who want the acquittal of former minister Daniel Urresti to be revoked. Urresti was exonerated despite testimonials that directly implicated him in the horrible murder of journalist Hugo Bustíos.

'Democracy without corruption' says a banner during a protest by Peruvians in response to the disclosure of audio recordings revealing corruption, in Lima, 11 July 2018, Carlos Garcia Granthon/Fotoholica Press/LightRocket via Getty Images

The journalistic directors of IDL-Reporteros and a Panamericana Television show have been summoned by Peru’s Supreme Internal Control Prosecutor to deliver audio clips exposing judicial corruption, and ordered to reveal their sources.

Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski speaks to reporters outside the West Wing of the White House in Washington, 24 February 2017, AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta

At the same time the international delegation of the IAPA echoed the Peruvian president’s concerns about initiatives contrary to freedom of expression and of the press.