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Threats Against Journalists

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Paraguayan journalist denounces mayor for death threat

"Journalist Cristian Bianciotto filed a complaint with the public prosecutor on Friday [March 26] against Eladio González, mayor of Coronel Oviedo, in light of the acts of coercion and death threat. It's a situation that has been going on for several months. The communicator fears for his life and that of his family, according to […]

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Nicaraguan journalist Wilih Narváez and family repeatedly harassed, threatened

"On Feb. 24, an unidentified man went to [Wilih] Narváez’s house in Managua, the capital [of Nicaragua], and yelled at the journalist’s mother and told her he knew that it was the home of a journalist from Canal 10, the broadcaster where until recently Narváez had worked as a reporter and host, according to the […]

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Peruvian journalist denounces death threats and hacking of email

“On Feb. 20, 2021,  journalist Carlos Paredes denounced to IPYS that he has received death threats to his cell phone. He also found that his email was hacked to steal and circulate a preliminary version of his book El Lagarto. The event occurred in Lima, the country's capital. Paredes' book is about former president Martín […]

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RSF opens call for Temporary Reception Program for Journalists from Latin America

"Reporters Without Borders, Spanish section, opens the period for receiving requests for its third edition of the Temporary Reception Program for Journalists from Latin America. The program is aimed at journalists who face censorship problems or threats directly related to the exercise of their profession. [...] The objective of this period is to offer a […]