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Kem Ley, 4 June, 2016, AP/ASSOCIATED PRESS

Pressure mounts on Cambodia a year after Kem Ley’s killing

On the one-year anniversary of the death of popular Cambodian activist Kem Ley, civil society organisations from around the world reiterated their call for an independent inquiry.

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Journalist threatened, directed to resign from work

Journalist Edgar Joel Aguilar received a death threat via social media; he has worked for 14 years as a presenter, chronicling local violence and crime incidents.

Activists hold signs that read "#Justice for Berta" to protest against the murder of environmental rights activist Berta Cáceres, outside the Embassy of Honduras in Mexico City, REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

Honduras: Where impunity reigns and activists face mounting dangers

Are the escalating violence, deteriorating human rights climate and shocking rates of impunity enough to wake people up to the current reality in Honduras?

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Indigenous leader and human rights defender Berta Cáceres assassinated in Honduras

At the time of the assassination, Berta Cáceres was leading an opposition movement against the Agua Zarca hydroelectric project on the Gualcarque river.

Citizens carrying a giant cardboard pencil reading "Not Afraid" take part in a Hundreds of thousands of French citizens solidarity march (Marche Republicaine) in the streets of Paris January 11, 2015. , REUTERS/Charles Platiau.

On the anniversary of Charlie Hebdo, dissenting voices must be protected

Civil society groups mark the anniversary of the Charlie Hebdo attack by calling on governments worldwide to fulfill their obligation to protect freedom of expression.

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Two reporters assassinated in Honduras in one week

The Honduran press have lived through a day of fatalities, with a camera operator being shot in central Honduras and a radio host losing his life, along with a justice of the peace, in the western part of the country.

Mauricio Lopez Bonilla, head of the Ministry of the Interior, which approved the creation of the new institution, REUTERS/Jorge Dan Lopez

What is the purpose of Guatemala’s anti media terrorism foundation?

In the midst of few guarantees for the safety of journalists in Guatemala, authorities are endorsing the creation of a body that may further increase the vulnerability of freedom of the press.

Tegucigalpa municipal personnel remove a mural created by the Tegucigalpa Poetic Action group, Facebook/Acción Poética - Tegucigalpa Honduras/Cesario Padilla

Murals by art groups removed from streets of Tegucigalpa, Honduras

While murals in the most important cities of the world are displayed with pride, in the Honduran capital of Tegucigalpa municipal cleanup crews remove these works of art and cover them with grey paint.