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Threats Against Journalists

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Haiti

Journalist who received threats survives shooting in Haiti’s capital

The car of Haitian journalist Kendi Zidor, reporter and columnist for newspaper Le National, was shot several times in Port-au-Prince, according to local media.

ABC Color

Paraguayan journalist denounces lawmaker for alleged bribery attempt

A Paraguayan journalist for the newspaper ABC Color was sued for calumnia and defamation by a lawmaker who the reporter said participated in an attempt to bribe him so that he’d stop investigating a story.

Journalist Killed in Mexico

Mexican journalists and their families confront the new president during his daily press conferences

Since the new Mexican president Andrés Manuel López Obrador began his already famous daily morning press conferences, journalists are taking the opportunity to confront the leader concerning threats to themselves and the profession.

The New York Times building in New York City (Photo: Ajay Suresh from New York, NY, USA [CC BY 2.0])

Journalists for The New York Times leave Colombia after being attacked online by public officials

A reporter and photojournalist who work for The New York Times in Colombia left the country after being targeted with stigmatizing remarks from congress members of the ruling party and online harassment

President Andrés Manuel López Obrador speaks at an April 23 press conference. (Screenshot)

Editorial director of Mexican newspaper Reforma is harassed and threatened on social networks

Using the hashtag #NarcoReforma, social media users that support Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador have tried in recent days to link Mexican newspaper Reforma and its editorial director Juan Pardinas – who has also received death threats – with organized crime. Reforma is one of the biggest and most important newspapers in Mexico.

TV Globo reporter Carlos de Lannoy received a death threat after his report aired on Sunday (Apr. 07). (Screenshot).

Brazilian journalists receive death threats after publishing reports critical of the Armed Forces

In less than four days, two Brazilian journalists received death threats through social networks after publishing reports critical of the country's past and present Armed Forces.

Cover of IDL Reporteros' report. (Screenshot)

Defense of the journalistic investigation can be more complex than the investigation itself, says journalist Gustavo Gorriti

"To do investigative journalism in Latin America and in other parts of the world has two parts: the first part is about the investigation itself with all its great challenges and the second part, which is not talked about much, is the defense of the investigation, and that is almost as complex or sometimes more than the investigation itself," Peruvian investigative journalist Gustavo Gorriti told the Knight Center.

Jesús Hiram Moreno

Mexican journalist under federal protection mechanism survives shooting in Oaxaca

A Mexican journalist receiving protection from the government is alive after being shot twice in the state of Oaxaca.

Rafael Murúa Manríquez (Facebook)

First journalist killed in Mexico in 2019 reported threats to his life and was under federal protection

A journalist who denounced receiving threats was found dead in Baja California Sur after having been reported as disappeared earlier in the day.