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

Recent articles in Guatemala

CPJ calls for immediate release of Guatemalan journalist José Rubén Zamora

“Guatemalan authorities should immediately release and drop any criminal charges against journalist José Rubén Zamora, president of ‘elPeriódico’. Judicial persecution against journalists is a mechanism of intimidation.”

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.