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Topic “harassment”

Mexican journalist says state government’s investigation against relative is an attempt to intimidate her news team


A Mexican journalist accused the government of the state of Chiapas of trying to intimidate her news team through legal actions against a family member. Read more »


Mexican authorities investigate journalist who tweeted about return of criminal group to Oaxaca

Mexican journalist Sofía Valdivia reported that she is being investigated by the country's Office of the General Prosecutor (PGR in Spanish) for posting on her Twitter account about the possible return of a criminal group in Oaxaca, news site Animal Político reported. Read more »


Ecuadorian freedom of expression organization denounces government harassment, fears dissolution

Ecuador’s National Secretariat for Communications (SECOM) has placed the freedom of expression organization Fundamedios under its administrative control. The organization believes this action seeks to harass them and fears it could lead to its dissolution. Read more »


Posters condemning radio journalist found in several Argentine cities

height="240"Posters with the face of journalist Jorge Lanata found in cities across Argentina. Source: @juanpmansilla

Bolivian reporters flee to Brazil, claiming officials ordered warrants for their arrest

Two Bolivian journalists were forced to flee to Brazil after suffering legal harassment by public officials on Oct. 13, reported the newspaper Opinión. The reporters from Cobija, capital of the northern department of Pando, claimed that officials with the department Prosecutor's office attempted to arrest them, according to the newspaper. Read more »


Government bullies investigative reporters, private broadcasters in Trinidad and Tobago, says IPI

The International Press Institute (IPI) decried government harassment of investigative reporters in Trinidad and Tobago and accused the islands' communications ministry of abusing a dormant broadcasting rule, reported the organization on Thursday, Oct. 4, and Friday, Oct. 5. Read more »


Two attendees ejected from Republican convention after making racist remarks to black CNN camerawoman

Two attendees were thrown out of the Republican National Convention (RNC) in Tampa Bay, Fla. on Tuesday, Aug. 28, after insulting a black camerawoman for CNN, the news network reported on its website. Read more »


Press organizations fault Argentina, Ecuador for crumbling press freedoms

The Inter American Press Association (IAPA) and several other international press organizations took the opportunity to express their mounting concern over the state of freedom of expression in Argentina and Ecuador during a meeting of the Coordinating Committee of Press Freedom Organizations, which took place on July 12 in Santiago, Chile, reported the news website Martí on Tuesday, Aug. 7. Read more »



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