OAS

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No Excuse

May 2, 2017 5:00 PM ET

Recommendations The Committee to Protect Journalists offers the following recommendations:...

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Connecting Cuba

September 28, 2016 9:00 AM ET

Recommendations The Committee to Protect Journalists offers the following recommendations:...

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Regional court orders Venezuela to reinstate RCTV on the air

September 8, 2015 4:35 PM ET

New York, September 8, 2015--A recent ruling by the Inter-American Court of Human Rights ordering Venezuela to reinstate the broadcasting license of Radio Caracas Television, or RCTV, sets an important precedent for freedom of expression in the hemisphere, the Committee...

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OAS should stand firm against Correa

January 24, 2012 5:03 PM ET

Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa has a torrid relationship with press freedom. His arsenal of repression includes such tactics as pre-empting private broadcasts to denounce the presenters, bankrupting papers through defamation suits, and publicly shouting down critics who dare question him.In his latest attempt to censor free expression...

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Attacks on the Press 2010: Introduction

February 15, 2011 12:57 AM ET

International Institutions Fail To Defend Press Freedom by Joel Simon UNESCO is the primary entity within the United Nations dedicated to the defense of press freedom. Yet in 2010, journalism and human rights organizations were forced to launch an international...

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Journalist murders spotlight Honduran government failures

July 27, 2010 12:01 AM ET

Seven journalists are murdered in a matter of weeks. After minimizing the crimes, Honduran authorities are slow and negligent in pursuing the killers. The government is fostering a climate of lawlessness that is allowing criminals to kill journalists with impunity....

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