Human Rights Watch (HRW) and the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) warned this week that governments are using the new coronavirus pandemic to publish measures that threaten freedom of expression. The two organizations cited the case of Bolivia, and CPJ also highlighted the situation in Puerto Rico.
UNESCO is donating a total of US $500,000 to nonprofit organizations, including media associations and/or journalists, with projects that improve legal protections for journalists, as well as those that support investigative journalism aimed at fighting impunity.
The Argentine Journalism Forum (FOPEA, for its Spanish acronym) warned this week that the ban on questions from journalists during government announcements about the coronavirus contributes to disinformation in the country.
Journalist Víctor Fernando Álvarez Chávez, 50, has been missing from the Mexican state of Guerrero since April 2.
After 12 days in a unit of the Special Action Forces (FAES, for its acronym in Spanish) of the Venezuelan police, journalist Darvinson Rojas was released.
The house of Venezuelan journalist Darvinson Rojas was raided and he was detained by agents of the Special Action Forces (FAES) of the Bolivarian National Police (PNB) on March 21, in Caracas.
After more than a year of expectation, the debut of CNN Brasil had much celebration and impact on social networks, but it also received criticism for cold content, little questioning in an interview with Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro.
The president of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights of the Organization of American States (IACHR-OAS), Joel Hernández García, described the current moment of freedom of expression in Brazil as "unusual."
2019 was the year with “the greatest historical setback” in terms of the deterioration of freedom of information and expression in Venezuela, according to the Press and Society Institute (IPYS) Venezuela.
The Inter-American Court of Human Rights (I/A Court HR) decided to admit the case of newspaper El Universo against the State of Ecuador.