Freedom of Expression

IACHR Press Release 55-09

The Inter-American Commission of Human Rights (IACHR) is deeply concerned about the deterioration of the situation of freedom of expression in Venezuela, especially considering information received by the Office of the Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression, over the past few days, such as the closing of 34 radio stations, the armed attack on the Globovisión channel and the presentation of a bill that seeks to impose new restrictions on the freedom of expression.

Use this link to have access to Press Release 55-09, released by the IACHR on August 3, 2009: