Violence against journalists and impunity a constant in Haiti
Recent articles in Haiti
Link to: Female journalist fired for reporting sexual harassment at Haitian broadcaster

After a group of women working for state-owned broadcaster RTNH made allegations of sexual harassment against its director-general, four of them were fired on the grounds of defamation and insubordination.

Link to: Politically-motivated attacks on journalists in Haitian town

At least five journalists have been the victims of physical or verbal attacks in the past month in Petit-Goâve, a coastal town 65 km west of Port-au-Prince.

In this March 26, 2012 photo, fishermen listen to news on a radio as they rest in Port-au-Prince, Haiti., AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery

Reporters Without Borders is alarmed by the communiqué that the National Telecommunications Council issued on 8 April 2014 condemning “certain” radio stations that “systematically broadcast false information liable to disturb pubic order”.