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Threats Against Journalists

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Claudia Julieta Duque (Twitter)

Colombian press freedom organization warns about collection of sensitive data belonging to at-risk journalist

Colombia’s FLIP denounced that the organization in charge of protecting journalist Claudia Julieta Duque collected sensitive data from the reporter through detailed monitoring from the GPS installed in her vehicle given as part of a protection scheme.

Public servants (in blue and brown jacket) try to hinder interview from patient (without mask) in front of hospital. Photo: screenshot

In the midst of the pandemic, city officials of Rio de Janeiro guard hospitals to prevent journalists from doing their job

Officials of the city of Rio organize to block journalists from carrying out their work in front of health units. Organizations denounce the systematic efforts against press freedom.

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Bolsonaro's threat to assault a reporter puts journalists at risk, press associations said

The Brazilian president's threat of physical violence against a journalist who asked him a question puts the conflictual relationship that he has had with the press since before becoming president on a different level, according to press freedom organizations.

Mayor of Rio, Marcelo Crivella, and Comunication Team

Rio de Janeiro mayor threatens journalists and announces newspaper boycott after report on alleged bribe payments

The mayor of Rio de Janeiro, Marcelo Crivella, severed city hall’s relations with newspaper O Globo, the largest in the city and edited by Grupo Globo, the largest communication group in the country. As a practical effect, on Dec. 3, two journalists from the outlet were prevented from attending a press conference about the city's New Year's Eve party, which annually attracts millions of tourists from Brazil and around the world.

Luz Mely Reyes and Joe Straubaar speak during the event “Media and Democracy in Times of Digital Cholera and Polarization in Latin America.” (Teresa Mioli/Knight Center)

Luz Mely Reyes of Efecto Cocuyo talks about ‘creating the new media system in Venezuela’ in midst of crisis and harassment

Twenty years ago, journalists could not have imagined the present situation for media in Venezuela, according to Luz Mely Reyes, director and co-founder of digital site Efecto Cocuyo.

Ataque contra Sandra Maribel Sánchez

Honduran journalist who previously received death threats had gun put to her head outside home

Journalist Sandra Maribel Sánchez, a journalist from Radio Progreso in Tegucigalpa, Honduras who has previously received death threats, said a man put a gun to her head as she arrived home in her car on Sept. 26

Nevith Condés Jaramillo

Journalist killed in the State of Mexico had received threats for his reporting

The body of journalist Nevith Condés Jaramillo was found in a home in the municipality of Tejupilco in the State of Mexico on the evening of Aug. 24. He suffered four stab wounds, Milenio reported.

Jorge Ruiz Vázquez

Threatened journalist killed in Veracruz, Mexico is the third reporter killed in country this week

Jorge Celestino Ruiz Vázquez was shot around 9 p.m. in the town of Actopan in the state of Veracruz on Aug. 2, according to organization Periodistas Desplazados y Riesgo México.

LUTO Mexico

Journalist who received threats is second press professional killed in Mexico this week

A journalist and municipal employee was killed on the morning of Aug. 2 on a beach in the state of Guerrero.