Mounting hostility towards media in Bolivia
Recent articles in Bolivia

The 24 member organisations of the IFEX-ALC network condemn the threats, harassment, attacks and censorship being perpetrated against media outlets and journalists in Bolivia within the context of the country’s current political crisis.

IFEX-ALC calls on the Bolivian government to provide guarantees for the right to freedom of expression and to fulfill its obligations to investigate and bring to justice those responsible for actions against the press.

Mecapaca valley, near the city of La Paz, 3 January 2015, Flickr/Pablo Andrés Rivero [Image has been cropped, shared under Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.0 Generic (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)]

“Filming a protest is not a crime,” said CPJ Deputy Executive Director Robert Mahoney. “Bolivian authorities should immediately release [radio journalist] Agustín Aldo Mamani from house arrest, and drop all charges against him.”