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Violence Against Journalists

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IACHR

Latin American electoral processes fomented hostility against the press: annual report from the IACHR

Journalists and media from countries that had elections in 2018, such as Mexico, Brazil, Venezuela, Paraguay, Colombia and El Salvador, confronted situations of violence and censorship.

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.

Television journalist Gabriel Hernández

Threatened TV journalist shot in Honduras is the first communicator murdered in country this year

Journalist Gabriel Hernández was killed on March 17 in the Valle department in southern Honduras, according to local media reports.

Journalist Santiago Barroso

Mexican radio journalist killed in the state of Sonora is fourth journalist killed in country this year

Journalist and radio host Santiago Barroso was killed in the doorway to his home in the Mexican state of Sonora on the night of March 15.

Women Journalists and Freedom of Expression

Violence against women journalists increases in the Americas, according to the IACHR

Women journalists are "twice as likely to be victims of violence" in the Americas for exercising their right to freedom of expression and for reasons of gender.

Emilio Gutiérrez Soto

U.S. immigration judge denies asylum to Mexican journalist for a second time

A U.S. immigration judge has again denied asylum for a Mexican journalist who fled his country a decade ago out of fear for his life.

Portada informe sobre impunidad en crímenes contra periodistas de la organización

With 99% impunity for crimes against journalists, organization says Mexican justice system is flawed

The worrisome figures of violence against the press in Mexico – pointed out by various organizations as one of the most dangerous countries to practice journalism – become even more dramatic when taking into account levels of impunity in those cases.

CARLOS FERNANDO CHAMORRO EN ISOJ

Exiled in Costa Rica, Carlos Chamorro talks about how journalists are adapting to conditions of insecurity in Nicaragua

For journalist Carlos Fernando Chamorro, who left Nicaragua in January and is now working from exile in Costa Rica, getting used to working in conditions of physical and legal insecurity has been a challenge.

Sergio Ramírez Foto- Centro Knight

Nicaragua could bet on a 'journalism of the digital catacombs' in light of current crisis: Sergio Ramírez

Ramírez proposed the idea of a “journalism of the digital catacombs” during a conversation with students and others that was organized by the Knight Center

social media, social network

Increased internet access and insecurity for journalists among media trends in Latin America, according to UNESCO

The report analyzes trends in the region and how they affect freedom of expression, pluralism and media independence, as well as the safety of journalists.