Bolivia / 2008

CPJ calls for government action after growing violence against the press

September 19, 2008 7:37 PM ET

New York, September 19, 2008—With the rise of violent attacks and threats against journalists covering civil unrest in different regions of Bolivia this week, the Committee to Protect Journalists called on national and provincial authorities today to ensure that all media can report the news freely.   At least 18...

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Opposition activists attack state-owned media

September 10, 2008 9:40 PM ET

New York, September 10, 2008--Opposition activists in the city of Santa Cruz de la Sierra stormed the offices of two state-owned media outlets on Tuesday, destroying equipment and forcing them to halt broadcasts in the wake of two-week long antigovernment protests. The Committee to Protect Journalists condemned the attacks and...

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Bolivia: Journalist dies after attack on government-run

April 8, 2008 12:00 PM ET

New York, April 8, 2008--Bolivian authorities must thoroughly investigate and promptly bring to justice those responsible for the slaying of Carlos Quispe Quispe, a journalist working for a government-run radio station in Pucarani, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Quispe died March 29 after being severely beaten two...

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Attacks on the Press 2007: Americas Snapshots

February 5, 2008 11:58 AM ET

Attacks & developments throughout the region...

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