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Topic “attacks on press freedom”

Several news outlets deprived of their signals and others suffer attacks during broadcast of protests in Nicaragua

Numerous television and radio news outlets in Nicaragua were attacked or experienced signal interruptions during coverage of the wave of protests that erupted throughout the country due to a reform to the Social Security Law by the government of President Daniel Ortega. Read more »

Venezuelan journalists and media outlets censored and attacked during regional elections

By Paola Nalvarte and Teresa Mioli

Journalists were the targets of anti-press sentiment and actions from officials, security forces and citizens leading up to and during the Oct. 15 regional elections for 23 governorships in Venezuela. Read more »

Mexican journalist facing suit from former governor must submit to a psychological test

Mexican journalist and researcher Sergio Aguayo received the first of two psychological evaluations ordered by the judge in a case against him, after being sued by the former governor of the state of Coahuila de Zaragoza, Humberto Moreira. Read more »

"Peace in the headlines, fear in the newsroom:” FLIP report about increased attacks on press freedom in Colombia

The Colombian media may have never talked so much about peace as they did in 2015, when the government and the FARC guerrilla advanced in negotitions to end the armed conflict of more than 50 years. However, this has not translated into decreased attakcs on the press in the country. Read more »


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