Legal restrictions harm freedom of the press and expression, underlines IAPA resolution

“The Inter American Press Association (IAPA) expressed concern about bills and decrees issued under the argument of sanctioning the dissemination of fake news in countries such as Chile, Colombia, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru and Argentina, which cut off freedom of speech and the press.

During its 76th General Assembly, held virtually from October 21 to 23, the IAPA approved the resolution on Legal restrictions.”


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