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
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.
October was a busy month for freedom of expression across the Americas, with important developments in Paraguay, Colombia, and Mexico, and over 130 cases of violence against journalists documented during Brazil’s election.
A statement from the IFEX-ALC on recent death threats against the Paraguayan Journalists Union’s leadership.
September was replete with activities across the Americas as IFEX-ALC launched its regional Digital Security campaign for journalists and Karisma went forward with its “Alerta Machitrolls” movement, all in the midst of attacks and threats against free expression.
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.
IFEX-ALC members condemn the recent threats, attacks, harassment, and censorship against media outlets and journalists in Nicaragua.
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.