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
A statement from the IFEX-ALC on recent death threats against the Paraguayan Journalists Union’s leadership.
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.
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 journalistic directors of IDL-Reporteros and a Panamericana Television show have been summoned by Peru’s Supreme Internal Control Prosecutor to deliver audio clips exposing judicial corruption, and ordered to reveal their sources.
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.
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.