A video tells the story of how IFEX-ALC worked with its local member SPP, along with victims of impunity, their families, journalists, officials, and others, to bring this issue to international attention.
On the anniversary of the death of Paraguayan journalist Pablo Medina, we celebrate a story of successful network collaboration through a new video that tells the story of IFEX-ALC’s work on the issue of impunity in Paraguay.
A statement from the IFEX-ALC on recent death threats against the Paraguayan Journalists Union’s leadership.
In a ruling which set a historic precedent for the South American nation, Paraguay sentenced a politician to prison for ordering the murder of journalist Pablo Medina.
More than 20 international and local rights organizations call on Paraguayan lawmakers to reject a proposed law regulating anonymous online posts during elections.
Figueredo, who received an International Press Freedom Award in 2015, has lived under 24-hour police protection for more than two decades following years of death threats for his coverage of organized crime and drug trafficking.
Paraguay’s ¿Quien Defiende Tus Datos? is part of a continent-wide initiative by South America’s leading digital rights groups to shine a light on Internet privacy practices in the region.
ARTICLE 19 calls on the Juvenile Court of Paraguay to consider international standards on free expression, in the case of a small human rights organisation, TEDIC.
Cándido Figueredo – who reports from Pedro Juan Caballero, on the border of Brazil, for ABC Color, one of Paraguay’s largest national dailies – has lived under 24-hour police protection for more than two decades following years of death threats for his coverage on organized crime and drug trafficking.
The IACHR declares a complaint presented by relatives of a murdered journalist to be admissible due to violations of rights to free expression and life.
The IFEX-ALC network absolutely rejects the arbitrary police actions, to which the General Secretary of the Sindicato de Periodistas del Paraguay, Santiago Ortiz, was subjected this past Wednesday, 25 May. He was detained by force without any justification, in clear violation of the Constitution of Paraguay.
Santiago Ortiz, General Secretary of the SPP, was detained by the National Police for allegedly not carrying his identification with him.
Deputy Olga Ferreira introduced a draft bill before the media today……, which seeks to create a mechanism for protecting journalists and press workers.
IFEX-ALC’s recommendation for the creation of “a special commission in the Public Prosecutor’s Office to bring those responsible [for attacks against journalists and human rights defenders] to justice”, was accepted by Paraguay last week in Geneva.