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Call for thorough investigation into TV journalist’s murder

Reynaldo Paz Mayes, a regional TV station owner and presenter, was gunned down in a sports centre in the northern city of Comayagua on 15 (...)

Published on 18 December 2014 Read


Media law - “we hope parliament will not back down”

Uruguay’s senate will debate the proposed Broadcasting Communication Services Law (LSCA) today. Submitted to parliament in May 2013 and approved (...)

Published on 16 December 2014 Read


Journalists meet to protest threats from criminal gangs

Journalists threatened by the paramilitary group “Bloque Capital - Águilas Negras” were holding a meeting in Bogotá today to publicize the dangers (...)

Published on 11 December 2014 Read


Judge decides to enforce ban on journalist working for 16 months

By deciding yesterday to defy the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights and enforce an order banning Globo TV journalist Julio Ernesto (...)

Published on 5 December 2014 Read


RWB has no relation to target of paramilitary death threats

Reporters Without Borders condemns the death threats that a paramilitary group has been making against journalists with various Colombian news (...)

Published on 2 December 2014 Read


Open letter to the President of Guatemala Otto Pérez Molina

Otto Pérez Molina, President of the Republic of Guatemala Paris, 28 November 2014 Dear President Pérez To mark Guatemala’s national day (...)

Published on 28 November 2014 Read


Death threats against three journalists by National Guard members

Two newspaper photographers and a TV cameraman received death threats from members of Venezuela’s Bolivarian National Guard (GNB) in charge of (...)

Published on 28 November 2014 Read

United States

Reporter arrested in Ferguson: “I was just doing my job”

Gerald Trey Yingst, a journalist with the News2Share website, was arrested in Ferguson, Missouri, while covering a demonstration on 22 November (...)

Published on 26 November 2014 Read

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