World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers


Self-censorship

Since 1998, our organisation has actively monitored the cases of media employees who pay the ultimate price in their efforts to bring us the news.

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Rodrigo Bonilla

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2013-01-30 17:35

The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) and the International Press Institute (IPI) and today demanded that Mexican federal and state authorities immediately investigate the murder of a freelance journalist in the central Mexican state of Puebla on Wednesday.

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Rodrigo Bonilla

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2012-11-16 17:32

Paris, France, Darmstadt, Germany and Vienna, Austria, July 31, 2012 - As Enrique Peña Nieto prepares to assume the Mexican presidency, his public focus has been on scaling back the drug cartel-related violence in the country. Meanwhile, at least four incidents involving journalists being assaulted, abducted, threatened, or arrested have occurred since Mexico’s July 1 election, continuing the nation’s abysmal record of protecting its journalists and their rights.

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Rodrigo Bonilla

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2012-07-31 11:06

Paris, France, Darmstadt, Germany, and Vienna, Austria, July 4, 2012 - In light of Mexico’s Presidential elections that took place on July 1, the International Press Institute (IPI) and the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) reiterate their call upon President-elect, Enrique Peña Nieto, to prioritize the safety of journalists and bring an end to the violence and harassment that reporters face throughout the country.

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Rodrigo Bonilla

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2012-07-04 16:23

The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) and the International Press Institute (IPI) have expressed their grave concern as Venezuela's main private TV channel Globovisión faces the possibility of closure as a result of an exorbitant fine and a freezing of its assets by the Supreme Court.

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Rodrigo Bonilla

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2012-07-02 12:30

IPI and WAN-IFRA Demand Immediate Clarification of Events and Reiterate Call to Mexican Presidential Candidates

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Rodrigo Bonilla

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2012-06-22 14:33

Reacting to yet another journalist killing in Mexico, over 100 human rights organisations and journalists from around the world united in an unprecented move to express their outrage and to call on the Mexican government to put an immediate end to crimes against freedom of expression in the country.

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Rodrigo Bonilla

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2012-06-19 10:19

On 7 October 2012, Venezuelans will decide on whether to re-elect President Hugo Chávez or to allow opposition candidate Henrique Capriles to accede to the country’s supreme function. The campaign period will be one of uncertainty; Capriles has successfully united opposition for the first time in 13 years and become a tough contender for Chávez, whose decreasing public appearances after being diagnosed with cancer a year ago have raised many doubts on his ability to run the campaign and serve a 4th term.

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Rodrigo Bonilla

Date

2012-06-18 09:50

Since 1998, our organisation has actively monitored the cases of media employees who pay the ultimate price in their efforts to bring us the news. A way of honouring the courage and determination of men and women who lose their lives while reporting on conflicts, challenging governments or investigating corruption and crime.

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Rodrigo Bonilla

Date

2012-01-12 11:05

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