Freedom of Expression

Press Release

Press Release R225/20
Office of the Special Rapporteur condemns the murder of journalist Julio Valdivia in Mexico and reiterates concern on the persistence of attacks against the life and integrity of communicators

Press release R206/20
States of the Region must Accelerate Universal Internet Access Policies dur-ing the COVID-19 Pandemic and Adopt Differentiated Measures to Incorpo-rate Groups in Vulnerable Situations

Press release R191/20
Office of the Special Rapporteur Condemns the Murder of Journalist Pablo Morrugares in Mexico and Expresses Concern regarding the Persistent Violence Against the Press

Press release R152/20
The Office of the Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression expresses concern over criminal investigation initiated in Chile against members of Las Tesis

Press release 128/20
United States: UN and OAS experts condemn use of force against journalists covering protests in the US - The monitors for FOE for the United Nations and the Inter-American Commission for Human Rights.

Press Release R94/20
Joint declaration on freedom of expression and elections in the digital age of the (UN), (OSCE) and (OAS) Special Rapporteurs

Press release R78/20
IACHR and its SR FOE express concern about restrictions on freedom of expression and access to information in States’ response to the COVID-19 pandemic

Press Release R69/20
The Office of the Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression presents its Annual Report on the situation of freedom of expression during 2019

Press release R67/20
The Office of the Special Rapporteur condemns murder of journalist María Elena Ferral in Veracruz and expresses concern over persistence of violence against communicators in Mexico

Press Release R58/20
COVID-19: Governments must promote and protect access to and free flow of information during pandemic – International experts

Press Release R55/20
Office of the Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression condemns increased criminalization and harassment of journalists, activists, and artists who exercise freedom of expression in Cuba

Press Release R52/20
Office of the Special Rapporteur condemns the murder of journalist Bryan Guerra and calls on the State of Guatemala to expedite the creation of a protection mechanism for journalists

Press Release R45/20
IACHR and its Special Rapporteurships present the "Directive on the activities and functions of the mandates held by Special Rapporteurships"

Press Release R41/20
The Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression (IACHR) condemns the brutal murder of Brazilian journalist Lourenço "Leo” Veras, who worked in the border region in Paraguay.

Press release R22/20
Brazil: UN and IACHR experts express concern over the complaint against journalist Glenn Greenwald

Press release R10/20
IACHR and its Office of the Special Rapporteur express deep concern over complaints of espionage of journalists, human rights defenders, judges, and political leaders in Colombia