Attacks on Peru's media seek to 'breed terror,' journalists warn

"Attacks on media outlets in Peru this week were planned 'against freedom of expression' and seek to 'breed terror', at a time when the South American country is facing a severe political crisis, local journalists told Voice of America. The Peruvian Press Council (CPP, by its Spanish acronym) compiled the facts in a detailed report that said that among the news outlets attacked were Antena TV, ATV, Huaura Digital Noticias, Latina, La República, NTN 24, PBO, Radio Máxima, Radio Las Vegas, Radio Stereo, and RPP. The CPP believes that violent attacks directed at journalists by protesters are 'criminal acts' that show a pattern."

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