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IACHR issues precautionary measures for two journalists from Canal 2 of Cali, in Colombia

  • Source: IACHR
  • August 31, 2021

"The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) issued resolution 69/2021 on Aug. 28, 2021, by which it granted precautionary measures in favor of José Alberto Tejada Echeverri and Jhonatan Buitrago, in Colombia, after considering that they are in a situation of seriousness and urgency of risk of irreparable damage to their rights.

The request indicates that the beneficiaries, journalist and cameraman of Channel 2 of Cali, in Colombia, are allegedly being subjected to threats, harassment and acts of violence as a result of their coverage of the protests and acts of violence that have taken place in Colombia since April 28, 2021."

 

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