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Topic “attacks on journalists”

"It's fear, it's panic": mini-documentary follows day-in-the-life of reporter in Veracruz, Mexico

Story Hunter, a global community of video reporters, recently released a four-minute documentary on the threats Mexican reporters face in Veracruz, a state where 11 journalists have been killed in the last 18 months. Read more »

Police attempt to burn photographer's car as he covered student protests in Mexico

Mexican journalists denounced police attacks that interfered with their coverage of student protests in the city of Cherán, Michoacán, reported the organization Article 19. Read more »

Police arrest and rob two reporters in Mexico

Two Mexican journalists accused four police officers in the state of Puebla of abusing their authority after they detained the reporters and robbed them, reported the newspaper Milenio. Read more »

IPYS Venezuela accuses government of violating press freedoms during elections

The Press and Society Institute (IPYS in Spanish) of Venezuela recorded 19 incidents that affected press freedom in the country during the presidential elections that took place on Sunday, Oct. 7, the group said in a report released on Oct. 11. According to IPYS Venezuela, the events happened between the week before the elections and the days after the results were announced. Read more »

Shots fired at Brazilian TV station's helicopter in flight

The Brazilian broadcaster TV Itapoan's helicopter was shot at in the city of Salvador, Bahia, reported the website Band. A man shot at the helicopter as it flew over the city for the live program Bahia no Ar. Read more »

Report says criminal gangs to blame for press censorship in Guatemala

"Maras" and criminal gangs exerted the greatest censorship against the Guatemalan press between July and September 2012, according to a trimester report from the Journalists Observatory of the Center of Informative Reports on Guatemala (CERIGUA in Spanish). Read more »


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