Spying

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Argentine intelligence services surveilled journalist Hugo Alconada Mon under Macri administration

Miami, June 18, 2020 – Argentine authorities should conduct a thorough investigation into the surveillance of journalists under the previous presidential administration, and hold those responsible to account, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. On June 15, at the Federal Court of Lomas de Zamora, judge Federico Villena presented evidence showing that Argentina’s Federal…

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The front page of the January 11, 2020, issue of Semana, pictured, alleged a widespread military campaign of espionage against the magazine. (Photo by CPJ)

Colombian magazine Semana alleges military spied on its journalists

Bogotá, January 13, 2020 – Colombian authorities must undertake an in-depth and transparent investigation into allegations that the military illegally spied on journalists, and ensure those responsible are brought to justice, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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Airplanes fly in formation in Santiago, Chile on March 3, 2017. The independent Santiago-based Center for Investigative Journalism on March 7 reported that Chilean police intercepted calls, as well as WhatsApp and Telegrammessages, between five journalists and their sources. (Reuters/Ivan Alvarado)

Chilean police accused of spying on journalists

Bogotá, March 12, 2018–The Committee to Protect Journalists today expressed its concern about reports that Chilean police spied on reporters as part of an intelligence operation in the southern La Araucanía region.

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