Sindicato de Periodistas del Paraguay
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Students and journalists protest in memory of murdered journalist Ángel Eduardo Gahona in front of the Universidad Centroamericana (UCA) in Managua, Nicaragua, 26 April 2018, INTI OCON/AFP/Getty Images

IFEX-ALC is sending a joint delegation alongside the World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC-ALC) and the Inter-American Press Association (IAPA) to the UN Office in Geneva in the run-up to Nicaragua’s Universal Periodic Review (UPR) on 15 May.

Paraguayan journalists call for the extradition from Brazil of a suspect in the murder of their colleague Pablo Medina, in Asunción, 6 March 2015, NORBERTO DUARTE/AFP/Getty Images

A video tells the story of how IFEX-ALC worked with its local member SPP, along with victims of impunity, their families, journalists, officials, and others, to bring this issue to international attention.

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

Paraguayan journalists protest against former Ypejhu mayor Vilmar Neneco Acosta in front of the prosecutor's office in Asuncion, on 18 November 2015; the mayor was charged with being the mastermind behind the 2014 murder of journalist Pablo Medina, NORBERTO DUARTE/AFP/Getty Images

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.

Noelia Díaz, secretary general of SPP., Instagram

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

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