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Colombian Vice President Marta Lucía Ramírez should drop her criminal defamation suit against “InSight Crime” journalist Jeremy McDermott, CPJ said.

An investigation has revealed a list of 130 individuals subjected to profiling by the Colombian military, including 30 journalists – among them correspondents for the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, NPR, and a National Geographic photographer, all US citizens. IFEX Regional Editor Paula Martins looks at the recent events – and the broader ramifications.

Despite the information available, we are unable to fully comprehend the extent of the illegal actions ordered by a security force that, rather than persecuting and stigmatising us, has an obligation to provide guarantees for our work as journalists.