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Journalist’s imprisonment for criminal libel sets dangerous precedent

A regional court yesterday upheld the conviction of Luis Agustín González, editor of the newspaper Cundinamarca Democrática, for criminal libel for (...)

Published on 1 March 2012 Read


Documentary video-maker flees southwestern region after covering police violence

Bladimir Sánchez Espitia, a community journalist and documentary filmmaker based in the southwestern department of Huila, has had to flee the (...)

Published on 28 February 2012 Read


No response from president to journalist’s appeal

Reporters Without Borders supports the request for investigation that radio journalist Claudia Julieta Duque sent to President Juan Manuel Santos (...)

Published on 22 September 2011 Read


One journalist murdered, two others threatened after covering sensitive stories

Reporters Without Borders firmly condemns last week’s murder of journalist Luis Eduardo Gómez in Arboletes, in the northwestern department of (...)

Published on 5 July 2011 Read


Days after gasoline attack, TV station owner told to leave town under pain of death

Mario Estebán López, the owner and director of regional TV station Canal 22 RAV Televisión, could be executed if he does not leave the city of (...)

Published on 10 June 2011 Read


Seventh break-in at journalist’s home, intelligence agency suspected

Ignacio Gómez, the co-producer of the "Noticias Uno" news programme on state-owned TV station Canal Uno, believes that Colombia’s leading (...)

Published on 25 May 2011 Read


Statute of limitations to apply to six murders of journalists

A 20-year statute of limitations will apply from this weekend to any criminal prosecution for the 1991 murders of El Espectador reporters Julio (...)

Published on 20 April 2011 Read


Paramilitaries threaten 11 journalists and 11 indigenous radio stations – vice-president asked to intercede

Peasant, trade union and indigenous groups and affiliated news media are designated as “permanent military targets” in three leaflets apparently (...)

Published on 6 April 2011 Read

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