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Riot police dislodge journalists from the main entrance of police headquarters in Managua, Nicaragua December 15, 2018, REUTERS/Oswaldo Rivas

Since April 2018, when demonstrations against the Ortega government began, Nicaragua has suffered serious setbacks to the rights to freedom of expression and access to information

Students attend a demonstration against Brazil's president-elect Jair Bolsonaro in Sao Paulo, 30 October 2018; the sign reads #NotHim in reference to Bolsonaro, Cris Faga/NurPhoto via Getty Images

We are arriving at the end of 2018 with a fight on our hands. Few countries are going more than 30 days without reports of incidents involving discrimination, intolerance or attacks on freedom of expression.

Mark Zuckerberg, Founder and CEO of Facebook., Guillaume Paumier, CC-BY.

An open letter to Mark Zuckerberg from 88 rights groups is calling for a transparent appeal process for user content that is restricted on Facebook.

Noelia Díaz, secretary general of SPP., Instagram

A statement from the IFEX-ALC on recent death threats against the Paraguayan Journalists Union’s leadership.

University students and medical doctors dismissed from public hospitals for treating wounded anti-government protesters, march against Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega and his wife, Vice-President Rosario Murillo, in Managua, 31 July 2018, INTI OCON/AFP/Getty Images

Challenges and attacks on the right to free expression in the Americas went unchecked throughout the first half of 2018. Despite the gloomy news coming out of the United States, Mexico and Nicaragua however, there is reason for optimism.

Friends and relatives cry during the funeral of the student Gerald Velazquez, shot dead during clashes with riot police in a church near the National Autonomous University of Nicaragua, on 16 July 2018, INTI OCON/AFP/Getty Images

IFEX-ALC members condemn the recent threats, attacks, harassment, and censorship against media outlets and journalists in Nicaragua.

Account logo for Aereo Meteo, Jaimes Criollo's account, Facebook

The IFEX-ALC is calling for the immediate release of Pedro Jaimes Criollo, a Twitter user detained and tortured for posting public information about the presidential aircraft on his aerospace news account.

Policemen detain an opposition supporter during a protest rally in Almaty, Kazakhstan May 10, 2018. , REUTERS/Mariya Gordeyeva

IFEX members call on officials in Kazakhstan to review the law on ‘dissemination of deliberately false information’ as well as the disproportionate and legally questionable actions recently taken against critical media.