Latin American Observatory of Regulation, Media and Convergence – OBSERVACOM
Articles by Latin American Observatory of Regulation, Media and Convergence – OBSERVACOM
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

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.

Journalists, authorities and citizens in the province of Carchi march for peace at the border between Ecuador and Colombia. The march took place after the kidnapping and murders of photographer Paúl Rivas, journalist Javier Ortega and their driver, Efraín Segarra., Jose Mafia/NurPhoto via Getty Images

Latin American free expression organisations met in Ecuador this week and issued an urgent call for states to address violence against journalists and the problem of impunity

Hundreds of people protest outside the Corondelet Palace after the murder of a journalism team from the newspaper El Comercio, in Quito, Ecuador, April 13, 2018, Carlos Arias/Press South/nurPhoto

The IFEX-ALC network is calling for the prompt and transparent investigation of the murder of a journalism team along the Colombia-Ecuador border.

Venezuelan protesters hold a banner with the words: 'Without freedom of expression there is no homeland', Jesús Merida/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images

Threats, harassment and assaults against media outlets and journalists continue to intensify under the Maduro administration

Partidarios del candidato presidencial Salvador Nasralla enfrentan miembros de la Policía antimotines, durante una protesta contra la reelección del Presidente Juan Orlando Hernández, en Tegucigalpa, Honduras, el 22 de diciembre de 2017, ORLANDO SIERRA/AFP/Getty Images

Civil society organisations continue their battle against injustice as attacks, threats and censorship remain the norm in several countries in the Americas.