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Homemade bomb attack on home of journalist who covers corruption

A homemade bomb badly damaged journalist Edvan Ríos Chanca’s home in Huancayo, in the central region of Junín, at dawn yesterday, shaking but not (...)

Published on 11 December 2013 Read


Photographer slain in Lima, police urged to explore link to work

Reporters Without Borders urges those investigating newspaper photographer Luis Choy Yin Sandoval’s murder to examine a possible link to his work. (...)

Published on 26 February 2013 Read


Magazine accused of defending Shining Path terrorism, back copies seized

Reporters Without Borders deplores the seizure of copies of the last 33 issues of the magazine Vórtice during a raid on its Lima printing press on (...)

Published on 29 August 2012 Read


Five journalists attacked during protests against Conga mining project

Five journalists were attacked and injured during violent protests against a proposed mine in the northern Cajamarca region yesterday, a day (...)

Published on 6 July 2012 Read


Court quashes defamation conviction on appeal, spares journalist jail time

“I have the feeling that justice has finally been done after the offensive launched against me,” provincial TV journalist Teobaldo Meléndez Fachín (...)

Published on 29 March 2012 Read


Decriminalization of press offences a major issue in 2012

An end to prison terms and exorbitant fines for crimes of defamation, slander and libel remains a key objective for the overall improvement in (...)

Published on 5 January 2012 Read


Journalist wounded in kidnap attempt, organized crime suspected

Feliciano Gutiérrez Suca, the daily La República’s correspondent in the southern city of Juliaca, was shot in the leg while resisting a kidnap (...)

Published on 7 November 2011 Read


Journalist Paul Garay Ramírez freed: a step towards decriminalization

Reporters Without Borders welcomes the news that the Lima Supreme Court has dismissed charges against radio and TV journalist Paul Garay Ramírez (...)

Published on 31 October 2011 Read

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