IAPA warned of serious implications for press freedom in El Salvador

"The Inter-American Press Association (IAPA) warned this Wednesday of "serious implications for press freedom" in El Salvador due to recent modifications to the Criminal Procedure Code (CPP) to combat computer crimes that "creates the legal status of an "undercover digital agent.”

According to the agency's statement, the reform, approved on Feb. 1, by the Legislative Assembly of this Central American country, authorizes "necessary undercover digital operations" with the approval of the Attorney General's Office.


Jorge Canahuati, IAPA's president, said these are official retaliation measures against journalism."

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