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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.

Noelia Díaz, secretary general of SPP., Instagram

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

AMLO supporters celebrate the victory of Andres Manuel López Obrador in the main square in Mexico City, Mexico, 1 July 2018, Vincent Isore/IP3/Getty Images

Mexico, a country facing significant challenges to freedom of expression, saw a change of government, while US media united to fend off attacks by President Trump, and the number of independent media outlets in Venezuela continued to shrink.

Government of Argentina

In advance of their meeting in Argentina, civil society organizations from around the world are calling on the leaders of G20 countries to commit to building a digital ecosystem that centres human rights.

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.

YURI CORTEZ/AFP/Getty Images

Little to celebrate and plenty of work ahead: This is how we can describe the past month – one that began with the commemoration of World Press Freedom Day, on 3 May.