El Salvador

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El Salvador: 125 aggressions against journalists in 2020, mainly by security forces

"The Association of Journalists of El Salvador (APES, for its acronym in Spanish) presented this Friday [Jan. 29] its annual report on freedom of expression in El Salvador, corresponding to 2020. It mentions an increase in attacks and digital harassment of journalists who question government officials. On the other hand, in 2020 there were 125 […]

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Salvadoran site El Faro starts new era with an office in Washington, D.C.

"José Luis Sanz, director of El Faro since mid-2014, left his position at the end of 2020 to open an office in Washington D.C., officially inaugurated on Jan. 20 with his coverage of the presidential change in the United States. [...] 'Having a presence in the United States and specifically in Washington is a historical […]

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Salvadoran government uses public resources to attack journalists, report concludes

“The special commission that carried out the investigation of the harassment of journalists concluded, after 15 working meetings and having listened to 26 communicators and entities, that some independent media and journalists are being harassed by the Government, which makes use of public resources to attack and threaten. [...] The report indicates that both the […]

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Salvadoran columnist at El Faro denounces armed assault and points to the government

"Salvadoran columnist, cronista and anthropologist Juan Martinez d'Aubuisson, who writes for digital newspaper El Faro, denounced this Friday on his social networks that last Monday he was the victim of an armed assault and pointed out that, according to 'sources of the state apparatus,' the event 'was orchestrated from within the Government' of President Nayib Bukele." […]