Freedom of Expression

Thematic Reports

The Inter-American Legal Framework Regarding the Right to Freedom of Expression

The Inter-American Legal Framework Regarding the Right to Freedom of Expression(2009)  ms word format  pdf format

Executive Summary

National Incorporation of the Inter-American Standards on Freedom of Expression (2009)

Domestic Jurisprudence. National Incorporation of the Inter-American Standards on Freedom of Expression (2002)

A Hemispheric Agenda for the Defense of Freedom of Expression (2009)

National Jurisprudence on Freedom of Expression

National Case Law on Freedom of Expression (2016)

National Jurisprudence on the right to freedom of expression (2012)

Reparations for the violation of Freedom of Expression in the Inter-American System(2012)

Violence and Impunity

Silenced Zones: Highly Dangerous Areas for the Exercise of Freedom of Expression (2016)

Violence against Journalists and Media Workers: Inter-American Standards and National Practices on Prevention, Protection and Prosecution of Perpetrators (2013)

Desacato and Defamation

Desacato and Criminal Defamation Laws (2004)  html format  pdf format

Reports on “Desacato” Laws and Criminal Defamation (2002)  html format  pdf format

Report on “Desacato” Laws and Criminal Defamation (2000)  html format  pdf format

Report on “Desacato” Laws and Criminal Defamation (1998)  html format  pdf format

Access to Information

Access to Information, Violence Against Women, and the Administration of Justice in the Americas (2015)

The Right to Access to Public Information in the Americas: Specialized Supervisory and Enforcement Bodies (2014)

Access to Information on Human Rights Violations (2010)

The Inter-American Legal Framework regarding the Right to Access to Information (2009) ms word format  pdf format

Report regarding Access to Information in the Hemisphere (2005)  ms word format  pdf format

Report regarding Access to Information in the Hemisphere (2004)  html format  pdf format

Report regarding Access to Information in the Hemisphere (2003)

Judicial Best Practice with respect to Access to Information in the Americas 
Report 2012 | Report 2010 | Report 2009

Freedom of Expression and Internet

Standards for a Free, Open and Inclusive Internet (2016)

Freedom of Expression and Internet (2013)

Media Concentration

Freedom of Expression Standards for the Transition to a Diverse, Plural and Inclusive Free-to-Air Digital Television (2014)

Indirect Violations of Freedom of Expression: The Impact of Concentration of the Property of Social Communications Media (2004)  html format  pdf format

Radio Broadcasting

Freedom of Expression Standards for Free and Inclusive Broadcasting (2009)  ms word format  pdf format

Government Advertising

Principles on the Regulation of Government Advertising in the Inter-American System for the Protection of Human Rights (2010)

Indirect Violations of Freedom of Expression: Discriminatory Allocation of Official Publicity(2003)

Social Protest

Report regarding Public Demonstrations as an Exercise of Freedom of Expression and Freedom of Assembly (2005)

Hate Speech

Hate Speech and Incitement to Violence Against Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Persons in the Americas (2015) 

Hate Speech and the American Convention on Human Rights (2004)  html format  pdf format

Electoral Processes

Freedom of Expression and the Electoral Process: The Case of Opinion Polls and Exit Polls (2005)

Freedom of Expression and Poverty

Freedom of Expression and Poverty (2002)

Women and Freedom of expression

Women and Freedom of expression (1999)

Ethics and Freedom Press

Ethics in mass media (2002)

Other limitations to freedom of expression

Laws of Compulsory Membership (1998)