Bolivia / 2009

Bolivian cameraman brutally attacked in La Paz

July 28, 2009 3:04 PM ET

New York, July 28, 2009--Following a vicious attack on a cameraman for the La Paz-based television network Gigavisión outside the station's offices early Saturday morning, the Committee to Protect Journalists called on Bolivian authorities today to thoroughly investigate and bring those responsible to justice....

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Three journalists receive death threats in Bolivia

May 11, 2009 4:55 PM ET

On the evening of April 12, 2009, Raphael Ramírez, editor of the national daily La Prensa, received two anonymous calls at his home in La Paz from an individual who threatened to kill him if he "did not stop publishing lies," Carlos Morales, the daily's director, told CPJ. The following...

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Attacks on the Press in 2008: Bolivia

February 10, 2009 12:46 AM ET

The news media were caught in the middle of a deepening power struggle between the leftist government of President Evo Morales, an Aymara Indian, and the conservative opposition governors of the eastern lowlands. The battle was fueled by rising ethnic tensions between Bolivia’s indigenous majority, centered in the capital,...

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