Costa Rica / 2006

Justice official tells CPJ that government opposes press restrictions

July 20, 2006 12:00 PM ET

New York, July 20, 2006—The Committee to Protect Journalists is encouraged by a letter from Costa Rica’s top justice official stressing her government’s opposition to newly proposed press restrictions. On June 8, CPJ sent a letter to Costa Rican President Oscar Arias expressing concern about a May 3 decision by...

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CPJ urges president to reform archaic press laws

June 8, 2006 12:00 PM ET

Your Excellency: We are writing to ask you to use the authority of your office to reform Costa Rica's archaic defamation laws, which are incompatible with international standards of freedom of expression and rulings by the Inter-American Court of Human Rights.

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Attacks on the Press 2005: Americas Snapshots

February 16, 2006 11:46 AM ET

Attacks and developments throughout the region...

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