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By Edition On Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018
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Press freedom organization protests threats to Cuban journalist

MIAMI - The Inter American Press Association (IAPA) has protested threats made by Cuba’s political police to Luz Escobar, a journalist with the independent digital newspaper 14ymedio, a situation that demonstrates More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016
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Press freedom organisation holds Venezuela government responsible for closure of newspapers

MIAMI - The Inter American Press Association (IAPA) on Tuesday declared that the economic strangling in Venezuela and the restrictions in print media obtaining supplies directly violate press freedom principles, More...

IAPA
By Edition On Monday, August 29th, 2016
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Concern voiced over press freedom violations in Costa Rica, Honduras and Venezuela

MIAMI - The Inter American Press Association (IAPA) said on Friday it views with concern a series of actions taken against media and journalists in Costa Rica, Honduras and Venezuela in recent weeks that it said More...

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By Edition On Thursday, September 10th, 2015
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Honduras court ruling deals major blow to media freedom and Inter-American body

PARIS, France -- Press freedom organisation Reporters Without Borders and writers association PEN International have condemned the actions of the Honduran Supreme Court in failing to implement a legally-biding order More...

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By Edition On Friday, August 14th, 2015
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US secretary of state urged to focus on press freedom in Cuba

WASHINGTON, USA - The National Press Club on Wednesday called on Secretary of State John Kerry to make press freedom and the expansion of Internet access in Cuba a priority in his department's engagements with More...

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By Edition On Monday, May 4th, 2015
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On World Press Freedom Day, UN says free expression vital for global sustainability

NEW YORK, USA - Freedom of expression and press freedom are critical to the successful implementation of good governance and human rights around the world, top United Nations officials declared on Sunday, as they More...

IAPA
By Edition On Friday, February 20th, 2015
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Press association outraged at journalist’s murder in Colombia

MIAMI, USA (IAPA) - The murder of journalist Luis Peralta Cuéllar in Colombia has brought a strong protest from the Inter American Press Association (IAPA), which called on the local authorities to conduct a prompt More...

Jacob Gelt Dekker
By Edition On Friday, January 9th, 2015
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In Praise of Folly

Women should not laugh in public in Turkey, Mr. Bülent Arınç, the Deputy Prime Minister said in his speech of July 2014, on “Moral corruption” in his country. Last month, Kim Jong-un, the supreme leader of More...

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By Edition On Thursday, January 8th, 2015
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Attack on French magazine a “Black Day” for press freedom

PARIS, France - “They are cowards who react to satire by going for their Kalashnikovs.” That was how renowned French cartoonist Plantu described the killers of 10 media workers and two policemen in Paris More...

IAPA
By Edition On Tuesday, December 30th, 2014
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Attack on Venezuela newspaper brings condemnation

MIAMI, USA -- The Inter American Press Association (IAPA) on Monday expressed outrage at a hand-grenade attack on a newspaper in Venezuela and called on the authorities of that country to act urgently to identify More...