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Chilean outlet Resumen targeted in burglary and failed arson attempt

Bogotá, March 27, 2023—Chilean authorities must thoroughly investigate the recent robbery and attempted arson at the office of the Resumen news website and determine whether the outlet was targeted for its journalism, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Monday. Early in the morning of March 20, unidentified people entered the outlet’s office in the southern…

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Chilean journalist Felipe Soto Cortés convicted of criminal defamation

Bogotá, January 27, 2023 – Chilean authorities should not contest journalist Felipe Soto Cortés’ appeal of a recent criminal defamation conviction and should stop using criminal defamation laws against members of the press, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Friday. On January 11, a criminal court judge in the southern city of Concepción convicted Soto,…

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