Freedom of Expression

Press Release

Press release R139/21
Offices of Special Rapporteurs express concern about the use of criminal mechanisms for defamation against a university professor in Brazil and call on the State to respect academic freedom

Press Release R131/21
Office of the Special Rapporteur condemns the murder of journalist Benjamín Morales Hernández, and calls on the Mexican State to investigate the events fully and impartially

Press Release R126/21
SRFOE calls on those who hold or aspire to hold elected office in Peru to contribute with their speech to the protection of human rights.

Press release R124/21
UN and OAS human rights experts* today condemned the violent crackdown on peaceful protests in Colombia, and called on the Government to conduct a thorough and independent investigation into the reported killings, sexual violence, allegations of torture.

Press release R112/21
On World Press Freedom Day, the Office of the Special Rapporteur presents its 2020 Annual Report and reaffirms its commitment to support journalism in the hemisphere.

Press release R47/20
Within the framework of the Nicaraguan Journalist Day, the undersigned representatives of the international community met to reflect on the current situation in Nicaragua


Press Release R28/21
The Office of the Special Rapporteur expresses concern about the persistent harassment against journalists, artists, and human rights defenders who exercise their freedom of expression in Cuba