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RWB urges Chile to enact new media laws in submission to Human Rights Council

Reporters Without Borders today submitted recommendations on Chile to the UN Human Rights Council (see document below), which is due to discuss (...)

Published on 17 June 2013 Read


Intimidation of journalists who investigate military dictatorship

Reporter Mauricio Weibel, who has been hounded over a book published in October entitled “Illegal association: the dictatorship’s secret archives,” (...)

Published on 18 December 2012 Read


“Real pluralism cannot develop in conditions inherited from Pinochet era”

As Chile remembers the September 1973 coup, Reporters Without Borders solemnly calls on the political and administrative authorities, together (...)

Published on 10 September 2012 Read


88-year-old journalist finally gets his new passport

The Chilean authorities finally issued a new passport yesterday to 88-year-old journalist Hernán Uribe Ortega after initially refusing because of (...)

Published on 24 August 2012 Read


New grounds for concern after court refuses to protect TV station director

A court in Coyhaique, the capital of the Patagonian region of Aysén, yesterday unanimously rejected a petition by a senator and a human rights (...)

Published on 5 April 2012 Read


Court asked to protect TV journalist against attempt to seize video of riots

Reporters Without Borders supports the principle of a request for judicial protection for a TV journalist’s video of rioting which a court in (...)

Published on 2 April 2012 Read


Radio silenced, police crack down as battle for hearts and minds rages in Aysén

Fourteen leaders of the protest movement in the remote Patagonian area of Aysén, including its spokesman Iván Fuentes, are due to meet the Chilean (...)

Published on 22 March 2012 Read


Government scraps plan to force journalists to inform police

Thanks to a wave of demonstrations and protests in Santiago the government has abandoned plans to force journalists to hand over images to police (...)

Published on 23 January 2012 Read

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