Israeli reporter hounded by Prime Minister Netanyahu Israeli reporter hounded by Prime Minister Netanyahu

first_img Organisation RSF asks ICC prosecutor to say whether Israeli airstrikes on media in Gaza constitute war crimes IsraelMiddle East – North Africa Protecting journalists CorruptionPredators Israel now holding 13 Palestinian journalists RSF_en News May 28, 2021 Find out more Reporters Without Borders (RSF) deplores the repeated verbal attacks on Israel’s Channel 12 crime reporter Guy Peleg in recent months by Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu and his Likud party. These irresponsible and dangerous attacks have unleashed a torrent of violent reactions against this journalist, RSF said. Help by sharing this information September 5, 2019 – Updated on September 6, 2019 Israeli reporter hounded by Prime Minister Netanyahu IsraelMiddle East – North Africa Protecting journalists CorruptionPredators to go further News May 16, 2021 Find out more News Receive email alerts June 3, 2021 Find out more News At least three messages attacking Channel 12 were posted on Netanyahu’s Facebook page on 30 and 31 August alone, one of them directly targeting Guy Peleg. It was accompanied by a photo of him with the words “Fake news,” alluding to his publication of leaks from criminal investigations into alleged corruption involving the prime minister.“By participating in this way in a smear campaign against a media outlet and by targeting a particular journalist, the Israeli prime minister is helping to foment a climate of hatred against the media,” said Sabrina Bennoui, the head of RSF’s Middle East desk. “Comments and behaviour of this kind are not only appalling but also prejudicial to the electoral process and Israeli democracy as a whole.”The newspaper Yedioth Ahronoth has reported that Channel 12 had to assign a security detail to Peleg because of the threats against him on WhatsApp and other social networks. One of these messages said: “You are inciting hatred against Bibi [Netanyahu’s nickname], God will make you pay.”Netanyahu called for a boycott of Channel 12 on Facebook on 30 August, just hours after the electoral commission rejected Likud’s request for the TV channel to be banned from broadcasting further leaks from a corruption case in which he is allegedly implicated. The prime minister accused Channel 12 of “attacking Israeli democracy” and trying to influence the results of the parliamentary elections scheduled for 17 September.The prime minister’s son, Yair Netanyahu, has meanwhile been urging Peleg’s detractors to refer to him as “Pinocchio” instead of “Dumbo” in order to make fun of his physical appearance. In reaction, many journalists and hundreds of Israeli citizens have voiced support for Peleg by sharing the slogan “I am Guy Peleg” on social networks.According to the tally kept by The Seventh Eye, an Israeli NGO, Netanyahu and his son attacked Peleg more than 60 times on social networks from May to June, and attacked Channel 12 more than 140 times.Israel is ranked 88th out of 180 countries in RSF’s 2019 World Press Freedom Index. WhatsApp blocks accounts of at least seven Gaza Strip journalists Follow the news on Israellast_img read more

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Ghaith Abdul-Ahad released Ghaith Abdul-Ahad released

first_img March 16, 2011 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Ghaith Abdul-Ahad released RSF_en The London-based Guardian newspaper confirmed that Ghaith Abdul-Ahad, an Iraqi journalist working for the paper, had been released. He had been detained on 2 March along with Andrei Netto, a Brazilian journalist. Newscenter_img Organisation Help by sharing this informationlast_img

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Call to ruling party politicians after threats and attacks on journalists Call to ruling party politicians after threats and attacks on journalists

first_img Democratic Republic of CongoAfrica Help by sharing this information Organisation News Democratic Republic of CongoAfrica Reporters Without Borders strongly supports the “march of anger” by journalists and press freedom activists that its partner organization, Journalist in Danger, is organizing today in Kinshasa to condemn physical and verbal violence against journalists and to send politicians a strong signal of their determination to defend their profession and freedom of expression.At the end of the march, they plan to hand in a written appeal to Evariste Boshab, National Assembly speaker and secretary-general of the ruling People’s Party for Reconstruction and Democracy (PPRD), for PPRD member Yves Kisombe to be stripped of his position as a parliamentary representative.“We urge you to heed the concerns of Congolese journalists,” Reporters Without Borders said in a letter yesterday to Boshab. “With three months to go to the presidential and parliamentary elections scheduled for late November, a major event for the Congolese nation, it is essential to guarantee journalists’ freedom of expression and its citizens’ right to information.“As PPRD secretary-general, you must remind your party’s representatives and members of their duty to respect journalists’ freedom and physical integrity. Political rivalry is normal in a democracy, especially during an election campaign, but attempts to intimidate or neutralize journalists in the name of political combat, is unacceptable.”Earlier this month, Kisombe used extremely violent language to insult and threaten Eugénie Ntumba, the editor-in-chief of the television station RTVS1. In response, journalists’ organizations and the heads of the leading news media announced a six-month embargo on media coverage of Kisombe’s activities and the creation of a support network for Ntumba.Serge Kembila, a cameraman employed by [email protected], a Kinshasa-based TV station that is part of L’Avenir, a media group owned by a parliamentarian who has just left the PPRD, was physically attacked while filming Boshab give a speech during a PPRD congress in Kinshasa’s Martyrs Stadium on 19 August. He told Journalist in Danger that the PPRD secretary-general’s bodyguards and members of his security service attacked and beat him after noticing the name of his media on his press vest and took his cassette, accusing him of filming the stadium’s empty seats.Finally, a plot is reportedly under way to kill Kizito Mushizi, a journalist based in Bukavu, the capital of the eastern province of Sud-Kivu. The former director of Radio Maendeleo, a local community radio station, and former provincial president of the Congolese Press National Union (UNPC), Mushizi is now provincial press spokesman for the opposition Union for the Congolese Nation (UNC).According to information obtained by Mushizi, the plot to kill him was prepared at a meeting in Bukavu on 11 August that was attended by eight people, including ruling party members and three soldiers.The alleged plot is said to be motivated by fear that Mushizi, a respected public figure, could mobilize public support for the opposition UNC. His reputation and popularity in Sud-Kivu are the result of his years as a high-profile journalist and his defence of media freedom.Photo : afrikblog.com February 24, 2021 Find out more Journalist arrested on provincial governor’s orders News Congolese reporter wounded by gunshot while covering protest in Goma February 18, 2021 Find out morecenter_img Follow the news on Democratic Republic of Congo News Reporter jailed in DRC for allegedly defaming parliamentarian to go further February 16, 2021 Find out more RSF_en Receive email alerts News August 26, 2011 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Call to ruling party politicians after threats and attacks on journalistslast_img read more

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Sultan Qaboos pardons all convicted netizens and activists Sultan Qaboos pardons all convicted netizens and activists

first_imgNews OmanMiddle East – North Africa December 27, 2016 Find out more Help by sharing this information Joint letter to the Sultan of Oman on the right of press freedom and the targeting of journalists and human rights defenders Receive email alerts OmanMiddle East – North Africa RSF_en Follow the news on Oman March 22, 2013 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Sultan Qaboos pardons all convicted netizens and activists News Read in Arabic (بالعربية)Reporters Without Borders is relieved to learn that Sultan Qaboos bin Said Al-Said yesterday pardoned all the activists, netizens and human rights defenders who have been convicted on charges of defamation, cyber-crime or illegal assembly in recent months.Reporters Without Borders has repeatedly criticized the unprecedented waves of arrests and convictions of these dissidents. Omani courts sentenced more than 50 of them to long jail terms and fines.Around 20 of these prisoners of conscience recently went on hunger strike in protest against their imprisonment and the time taken by the supreme court to examine their appeals.“We welcome the announced release of all the human rights defenders currently in detention,” Reporters Without Borders said. “This is an encouraging gesture for freedom of information in the sultanate. We will nonetheless remain very vigilant about what happens next. “No one should forget the many people who were arrested, charged and convicted on charges such as defamation and cyber-crime. The laws on freedom of information, including online freedom of information, must be reformed so that they comply with international undertakings signed and ratified by the sultanate. Such arrests and convictions should not be possible in the future.” News News October 18, 2016 Find out more November 25, 2016 Find out more Organisation to go further Oman: Court postpones verdict of “Azamn” journalists, in a trial held below international standards, according to trial observation report Appeal court lifts ban on daily, but confirms jail for two journalists Related documents 130322_cp_grace_des_militants_ar-2.pdfPDF – 238.28 KB last_img read more

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Community radio stations face crackdown for “inciting crime” Community radio stations face crackdown for “inciting crime”

first_img February 14, 2020 Find out more After the purge of the state media in the wake of President Fernando Lugo’s removal from office by parliament in June last year, community radio stations could soon be the next target of the new government.The Paraguay Broadcasters Union (URP) was one of the first professional bodies to ally itself with the government of Federico Franco as soon as the former president was removed. At a meeting yesterday with the state attorney-general, Javier Díaz Veron, the leader of the URP, Javier Correa, called for action against “more than 1,200 pirate radios operating in the country” which he accused of “inciting crime” on many occasions. He also asked the telecoms watchdog CONATEL to withdraw the licences of all stations implicated in what he termed illegal acts, without specifying what they were.Correa said he had received a favourable reply from the authorities, while CONATEL had already pledged on 8 July to dismantle about 200 community radio stations operating without permission. “No-one should be fooled by the legal and administrative veneer claimed by the body that represents the country’s main private and commercial radio and television organizations, almost all of which campaigned for the parliamentary coup against Fernando Lugo,” Reporters Without Borders said.“Such lobbying directly serves the interests of a disputed government. Community radio stations were born out of protest movements and most support the popular protests that began with the president’s removal from office. Do they believe that the protests will subside if the radio stations are shut down? What would then remain of the principles of free expression and media pluralism? By giving in to this kind of economic and political pressure, the government will be making a final break with constitutional principles and the American Convention on Human Rights. “Only a telecommunications law that allows space for all types of broadcasting – state-run, private and community – and guarantees their independence will provide a way out of the current stalemate. It is particularly unacceptable that a spokesman for the main radio and television broadcasters should call for censorship of other media organizations.” Concern about the fate of community radio stations, which began with Lugo’s removal, grew on 31 July when three CONATEL officials tried to carry out an inspection at the premises of Radio Candela in the southern city of Encarnacion.The station, which is owned by the feminist organization Kuña Róga (House of Women), has been broadcasting for 10 years with support from an organization set up by CONATEL. The officials told editorial staff the reason for the visit was an “irregularity”, but left after they were unable to produce the necessary paperwork and in the absence of a legal representative of the station. A few days earlier, the station had reported on a protest demonstration against the Franco government. ParaguayAmericas Follow the news on Paraguay Reporter killed in ambush after police protection withdrawn News Latin America’s community radio – a key service but vulnerable Receive email alerts News August 14, 2012 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Community radio stations face crackdown for “inciting crime” RSF_en to go further Photo: Coco Arce, Ape Paraguay February 10, 2017 Find out more ParaguayAmericas Help by sharing this information Organisation Brazilian journalist murdered at home in Paraguay News News October 20, 2014 Find out morelast_img read more

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Police attack journalists trying to cover demonstration in support of judges Police attack journalists trying to cover demonstration in support of judges

first_img Reporters Without Borders voiced shock today at police attacks on journalists covering a demonstration in Cairo yesterday in support of two Egyptian judges who were due to appear before a disciplinary tribunal.“It is becoming more and more difficult for the local and international press to cover protests that displease the regime,” the press freedom organisation said, pointing out that at least 50 journalists have been the victims of police violence while covering demonstrations since last November.“Those responsible for the use of violence against journalists must be punished,” Reporters Without Borders added.Thousands of anti-riot police were deployed yesterday to prevent demonstrators approaching the tribunal where pro-reform judges Mahmoud Mekki and Hicham al-Bastawissi were supposed to face disciplinary proceedings for calling for an investigation into the possible involvement of fellow judges in electoral fraud last November and December.Cameraman Yasser Sulaiman of the Cairo bureau of Al-Jazeera TV was hit in the face when he and his soundman, Nasr Youcef, were prevented from filming. His camera was seized and then returned without its videotape. Al-Jazeera producer Mohamed El Daba and one of the station’s reporters, Lina Gahadban, were detained and questioned at length before being freed.Reuters TV cameraman Ahmed Fahmy, Qatari TV cameraman Ahmed Salah and Salah’s soundman, Yehia Galal, all had similar experiences. Nadia Abou El Magd of the Associated Press and Hannah Allam from the US News chain Knight Ridder were harassed and jostled. News May 12, 2006 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Police attack journalists trying to cover demonstration in support of judges Al Jazeera journalist Mahmoud Hussein back home after four years in prison Detained woman journalist pressured by interrogator, harassed by prison staff EgyptMiddle East – North Africa February 1, 2021 Find out more EgyptMiddle East – North Africa News RSF_en January 22, 2021 Find out more to go further News Receive email alerts Organisation Help by sharing this information Less press freedom than ever in Egypt, 10 years after revolution Follow the news on Egypt Reporters Without Borders voiced shock today at police attacks on journalists covering a demonstration in Cairo yesterday in support of two Egyptian judges who were due to appear before a disciplinary tribunal. “It is becoming more and more difficult for the local and international press to cover protests that displease the regime,” the press freedom organisation said. February 6, 2021 Find out more Newslast_img read more

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Court dismisses security company’s libel suit against two journalists Court dismisses security company’s libel suit against two journalists

first_img November 7, 2006 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Court dismisses security company’s libel suit against two journalists to go further RSF’s 2020 Round-up: 50 journalists killed, two-thirds in countries “at peace” HondurasAmericas Help by sharing this information Organisation Receive email alerts RSF_en Reports News December 28, 2020 Find out morecenter_img 2011-2020: A study of journalist murders in Latin America confirms the importance of strengthening protection policies HondurasAmericas May 13, 2021 Find out more Follow the news on Honduras RSF begins research into mechanisms for protecting journalists in Latin America Reporters Without Borders today welcomed a Tegucigalpa court’s decision on 31 October to dismiss the libel suit brought by the security company Setech against Robert Marín García and Dina Meza, who are journalists with the news website Revistazo.com and members of the Association for a Fairer Society (ASJ).The suit was prompted by their revelation that Delta Segurity, the company that owns Setech, had fired some of its employees and rehired them as Setech employees. They had also reported on questionable contracts between the company and the government.ASJ was threatened by Delta Segurity staff at the start of September. Then, Delta Segurity owner Robert Swasey burst into ASJ’s offices accompanied by his lawyers on 19 September and proposed an out-of-court “settlement.”___________________________________________________________22.09.06 – Journalists threatened by owner of private security companyReporters Without Borders voiced concern today about the harassment and intimidation of journalists with the Tegucigalpa-based Association for a Fairer Society (ASJ) by a privately-owned security company, Delta Segurity, ever since ASJ accused it of violating the rights of its employees.“We are very worried about the threats that ASJ’s journalists, especially Dina Meza, have repeatedly received since the start of the month,” the press freedom organisation said. “We call on the police and judicial authorities to put an immediate stop to Delta Segurity’s attempts to intimidate journalists. Indeed, we are surprised they have not intervened already.”Meza, who is ASJ’s project chief, began receiving telephone threats at the start of September. She said cars with no licence plates were also seen circling ASJ’s office and she was told an investigation would be carried out to verify ASJ’s legality. Some newspapers began carrying defamatory pieces about ASJ, casting doubt on the reputation of its journalists, their work and the association’s resources.Finally, Delta Segurity owner Richard Swasey forced his way into ASJ’s offices on 19 September accompanied by lawyers, proposing an “out-of-court” solution to the dispute, to avoid a lawsuit. Meza replied that the case should be settled in the courts.ASJ had reported that Delta Segurity, which is based in the Atlantic-coast city of La Ceiba, set up a subsidiary, Setech, in order to get government contracts more easily, and that it fired some of its employees in order to rehire them in the subsidiary in a way that was illegal and violated their labour rights. ASJ also alleged irregularities in Delta Segurity/Setech’s dealings with government agencies. April 27, 2021 Find out more News Newslast_img read more

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Open letter to Margaret Chan, WHO director, about the contaminated milk powder scandal Open letter to Margaret Chan, WHO director, about the contaminated milk powder scandal

first_imgNews Help by sharing this information October 2, 2008 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Open letter to Margaret Chan, WHO director, about the contaminated milk powder scandal June 2, 2021 Find out more The latest developments in the Chinese contaminated milk powder scandal show very clearly that the system of censorship imposed by the government has had a disastrous impact on the health of tens of thousands of new-born babies in China and other countries to which its milk products are exported. Reporters Without Borders urges Margaret Chan to intercede with the authorities in Beijing as quickly as possible on this matter. China: Political commentator sentenced to eight months in prison Receive email alerts Democracies need “reciprocity mechanism” to combat propaganda by authoritarian regimes Dr. Margaret ChanDirector-GeneralWorld Health OrganisationAvenue Appia 201211 Geneva 27SwitzerlandParis, 1 October 2008 RSF_en ChinaAsia – Pacific Organisation center_img News to go further Dear Director-General,You have often spoken publicly of the importance of the free flow of information about public health issues. The latest developments in the Chinese contaminated milk powder scandal show very clearly that the system of censorship imposed by the Chinese government has had a disastrous impact on the health of tens of thousands of new-born babies in China and other countries to which its milk products are exported. Many babies have been poisoned because journalists and researchers were unable to publish their information.An official in your organisation has stressed to the media the importance of a “culture of openness and rapid reporting” in this kind of crisis. For your part, you have said Asian woman should breast-feed rather than use powdered milk products, but that does not seem to be an adequate response to this tragic situation.How can you accept that the World Health Organisation was not notified until 11 September of the toxicity of these products although information had been circulating since December 2007? As early as last July, He Feng, an investigative journalist with a weekly in southern China, had gathered detailed information on a wave of hospitalisations of babies. But the Chinese government, through the Propaganda Department, imposed a ban on publishing negative information about food scandals before and during the Olympic Games. So He Feng’s editor decided not to publish his information for fear of being punished by the authorities.Just before the Olympic Games, the Propaganda Department sent a list of 21 banned subjects to the news media. One of them (point 8) was food safety. “All subjects linked to food safety, such as mineral water causing cancer, are off-limits,” the directive said.The authorities have even suppressed a blog entry by Fu Jianfeng, He Feng’s editor, who did not dare publish what they had learned. “I sensed that this was going to be a huge public health disaster,” Fu wrote in the censored post.We thought the Chinese authorities and the WHO had learned the lesson of the SARS crisis, which the authorities covered up for several months by censoring the press.To our great regret, the highest authorities in Beijing continue to impose censorship on public health subjects. We urge you to speak out publicly against these repressive and dangerous practices as they are harmful to the health of both Chinese citizens and the population of neighbouring countries.Your organisation has published figures that show the scale of the harm cause by the tainted milk scandal: more than 54,000 children have been treated, 12,000 have been hospitalised and at least four have died.At the same time, the WHO has publicly congratulated itself on its ability to react to this crisis and has hailed the cooperation it has been receiving from the Chinese authorities in all areas, including its “regular updates.” Should not a sterner comment have been made to the Chinese government for continuing to prioritise news control at the expense of its citizens’ health?As we know you are committed to press freedom, we urge you to intercede with the authorities in Beijing as quickly as possible on this matter.I look forward to your reply.Sincerely,Jean-François JulliardSecretary-General April 27, 2021 Find out more News Follow the news on China China’s Cyber ​​Censorship Figures March 12, 2021 Find out more ChinaAsia – Pacific Newslast_img read more

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Deutsche Welle freelancer faces up to 10 years in prison Deutsche Welle freelancer faces up to 10 years in prison

first_img May 11, 2021 Find out more Reporters Without Borders today condemned the government’s intention to try journalist Yuri Chernogayev, a Tashkent-based freelancer for the German public broadcaster Deutsche Welle. The prosecutor’s office told him on 18 May that he will soon be formally charged with a range of offences including threatening national security. He faces up to 10 years in prison.“This is a travesty of justice designed to silence those working for foreign news media,” the press freedom organisation said. “Less than two weeks after a meeting between European Union and Uzbek officials at which President Islam Karimov was asked to give evidence of his commitment to improve human rights, this development is a slap in the face for all press freedom activists.”An investigation was originally opened against Chernogayev in March for suspected “tax evasion.” Then he was suspected of helping Deutsche Welle correspondent, Natalya Bushuyeva, to flee the country. Now other charges are to be added – “defaming the president” (article 158 of the criminal code), “defaming the Republic of Uzbekistan (article 159) and “producing and disseminating material constituting a threat to national security and public order” (article 244-1). He must also pay an 800-dollar fine.“We urge the judicial authorities to be lenient and reasonable,” Reporters Without Borders said. “Chernogayev already has to pay a stiff fine. A prison sentence would be outrageous. The main accusation against him is having documents relating to an ‘Islam and Tolerance’ conference that were posted on the Deutsche Welle website.”According to the governmental Media Surveillance Centre, it was this document that posed a threat to national security. The centre’s job is to ensure that radio and TV stations make proper use of the frequencies assigned to them. It is not supposed to take a position on media content.“Unfortunately, this is not the first time that the Media Surveillance Centre has overstepped its authority,” Reporters Without Borders added. “It issued a similar opinion on the content of journalist and human rights activist Umida Niyazova’s laptop computer, which included a report on the crackdown on the Andijan uprising.”The EU voted to adopt sanctions against Uzbekistan after the government’s crackdown on the uprising in the eastern city of Andijan on 13 May 2005 left a death toll estimated at about 800 by human rights groups (and 187 by the government). Since then, the sanctions have been reexamined every six months. They were eased slightly for the second time on 14 May as part of a dialogue on human rights. Organisation Receive email alerts News Follow the news on Uzbekistan UzbekistanEurope – Central Asia News to go further More than six years in prison for Uzbek blogger who covered corruption May 23, 2007 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Deutsche Welle freelancer faces up to 10 years in prisoncenter_img Help by sharing this information News October 15, 2020 Find out more UzbekistanEurope – Central Asia February 11, 2021 Find out more RSF_en Uzbek blogger facing possible 10-year jail term New press freedom predators elected to UN Human Rights Council Newslast_img read more

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UN human rights official voices dismay as another journalist is killed, third this month UN human rights official voices dismay as another journalist is killed, third this month

first_img RSF_en July 8, 2011 – Updated on January 20, 2016 UN human rights official voices dismay as another journalist is killed, third this month MexicoAmericas 2011-2020: A study of journalist murders in Latin America confirms the importance of strengthening protection policies NSO Group hasn’t kept its promises on human rights, RSF and other NGOs say Reporter murdered in northwestern Mexico’s Sonora state MexicoAmericas Help by sharing this information News Receive email alerts May 13, 2021 Find out morecenter_img News Reporters Without Borders is appalled to learn that Angel Castillo Corona, a journalist based in Ocuilan, in the central state of Mexico, was beaten to death on the highway from Ocuilan to nearby Tiaguistenco on 3 July. His unidentified assailants also killed his 16-year-old son.The press freedom organization urges the authorities to react to the seemingly endless violence against the media by conducting a thorough debate on how to protect journalists and effectively combat impunity. The organization shares the concern about Mexico’s journalists voiced by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay, who is currently visiting Mexico.Castillo was the municipality of Ocuilan’s press officer and a columnist for the regional dailies Puntual and Diario de México, writing about regional politics. The exact circumstances of his death are not clear, but according to the police, he and his son were attacked by men in another car while driving on the freeway between Ocuilan and Tiaguistenco. His son died on the spot when the assailants ran him down with their car. Castillo, who was given a severe beating, died after being taken to the nearby Adolfo López Mateo hospital.Reporters Without Borders offers its condolences to Castillo’s widow, family and colleagues, calls on the police and judicial authorities to carry out a thorough investigation aimed at identifying and punishing those responsible for this shocking double murder, and urges them not to rule out the possibility that was it linked to Castillo’s work as a journalist.Representative of journalists’ organizations in Toluca and Mexico met yesterday with Mexico state prosecutor general Alfredo Castillo Cervantes, expressing their outrage about Castillo’s murder, which brings the number of journalists killed nationwide since 2000 to 76.Castillo was the third journalist to be killed in the past month in Mexico. Pablo Ruelas Barraza was killed in the northwestern state of Sonora on 13 June. He worked for the Diario del Yaqui in Huatabampo and El Regional de Sonora in Hermosillo. Miguel Ángel López Velasco, a columnist for the local online daily Notiver, was killed in the east coast city of Veracruz on 20 June.The frequency of killings of journalists has turned Mexico into the western hemisphere’s deadliest country for the media. With a total of seven murders in 2010 in which the motive was clearly linked to the victim’s work as journalist, Mexico was last year the world’s second deadliest country for the media, after Pakistan.During a meeting yesterday with representatives of Mexican and international free speech NGOs, including Reporters Without Borders’ Mexico correspondent, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay voiced dismay at the ever-increasing violence against journalists in Mexico and said these crimes could not remain unpunished. Freedom of expression is a priority for her office, she stressed.Cartoon: “¡Basta de Sangre!? – “No + sangre” campaign to go further News May 5, 2021 Find out more Organisation Follow the news on Mexico Reports April 28, 2021 Find out morelast_img read more

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