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Violence Against Journalists

Protest in Lima against IDL-Reporteros for Lava Jato investigations is 'repulsive act,' says Gustavo Gorriti

Gorriti considers that the advance of investigations into Operation Car Wash motivated these demonstrations and the acts of harassment against IDL-Reporteros.

Ecuador creates new state committee to protect journalists, but civil society demands more participation

"For us it is a total mistake. Reducing the risk for journalists to four criminal risks is not recognizing that the main risks and aggressions have come from the State in the last 12 years," César Ricaurte said

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In Mexico, journalist is killed in Tabasco and a second reporter is abducted in Veracruz

Enfoque Monterrey reported that in 2014 the journalist denounced having been threatened by two police officers of the municipality where she resided.

Pétion Rospide

Radio journalist killed in Haiti amid protests against the country's president

Vehicles at Radio TV Ginen were set on fire on June 10 and the attack was denounced by Rospide before his death, according to AlterPresse.

Miguel Mora

Nicaraguan journalists Miguel Mora and Lucía Pineda released as part of controversial Amnesty Law

Mora and Pineda were set free along with political prisoners and leaders of social demonstrations against the government that began in April 2018.

Media. Photo by Kaique Rocha

What is the Mexican media’s role in the midst of multiple murders and mayhem?

Turati also stresses the importance of showing the logic behind the violence, and not only publishing horror stories but trying to find patterns to it, insights that can help people.

Un busto del periodista Guillermo Cano Isaza ubicada en el parque Bolívar en Medellín, Colombia. La escultura es un trabajo de Rodrigo Arenas Betancur.

Colombia’s Attorney General orders detention of former hitman, links him to murder of journalist Guillermo Cano Isaza

The Attorney General of Colombia ordered the detention of a former hitman it linked to the 1986 murder of journalist and editor of newspaper El Espectador, Guillermo Cano Isaza.