Gorriti considers that the advance of investigations into Operation Car Wash motivated these demonstrations and the acts of harassment against IDL-Reporteros.
A senior representative of the Peruvian Catholic Church who accused an investigative journalist of defamation withdrew his lawsuit against her.
After an independent Peruvian journalist was sentenced for defamation, the Archbishop who accused him before the court has presented a request for his complaint to be withdrawn.
A Peruvian judge has ordered the freezing of all assets and a mandate to appear for investigative site Ojo Público, its executive director, Óscar Castilla and journalist Edmundo Cruz, of the newspaper La República.
With little more than 80,000 inhabitants in Peru and part of Brazil, the Asháninka are the most numerous ethnic group in the Peruvian Amazon. The National Institute of Radio and Television of Peru (IRTP, for its initials in Spanish) recently launched "Ashi Añane", an informative program in the Asháninka language, to give the culture a national platform.
Winners of the Javier Valdez Latin American Award for Investigative Journalism were presented during the 2018 Latin American Conference of Investigative Journalism (Colpin) held from Nov. 8-11 in Bogota, Colombia.
United not only by cultural and geographical similarities, but also by the type of problems that their countries face politically, economically and socially, seven journalistic organizations have formed the Voces del Sur alliance to systematize the monitoring freedom of expression in their countries.
One of Peru’s digital investigative journalism sites and its largest radio broadcasting company have teamed up to verify public discourse and share their findings across the country.
With six votes in favor and one against, the Peruvian Constitutional Court annulled the law that prohibited the State from contracting state advertising with private media after declaring it unconstitutional, newspaper El Comercio reported. The law was approved by congress last June.
Peruvian journalist Paola Ugaz was criminally denounced for aggravated defamation by the Archbishop of Piura and Tumbes, José Antonio Eguren Anselmi.