Freedom of Expression

Press Release

Press release R213/22
SRFOE condemns the murder of journalists Frantzsen Charles and Tayson Lartigue in Haiti and calls on the State to provide security guarantees for the press

Press release R211/22
SRFOE condemns the murder of journalist Humberto Coronel in Paraguay and calls on the State to reinforce prevention and protection measures for the press.

Press release 204/22
States must protect peaceful assembly during emergency situations: UN and regional experts.

Press release R199/22
The SRFOE condemns the murder of journalists Leiner Enrique Montero Orga and Dilia Contreras Cantillo in a village of Fundación, Magdalena Colombia.

Press release R196/22
The SRFOE of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) pronounces itself on the guarantees for the exercise of freedom of expression and freedom of the press in Guatemala.

Press release R192/22
The Office of the Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression calls on authorities and candidates for public office in Brazil to protect public debate and freedom of expression

Press release R186/22
The SRFOE condemns the murder of journalist Gerardo Delgado Olmedo in Ecuador and urges authorities to redouble efforts to curb violence against journalists

Press release R180/22
SRFOE condemns the murder of journalist Ernesto Méndez in Mexico and observes that 2022 marks the highest number of crimes against the press in the country in the last 24 years

Press release 175/22
SRFOE condemns the murder of journalist Mike Cabrera in Ecuador and calls on the State to take measures for the prevention and protection of the press.

Press release R169/22
SRFOE condemns the increase of censorship in Venezuela and reaffirms its support and commitment to the full enjoyment of press freedom in the country

Press release R163/22
(SRFOE) of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) condemns the escalating repression by authorities against journalists and media outlets in Nicaragua.

Press release R156/22
The Office of the Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression (SRFOE) of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) condemns the murder of journalist Ricardo Ávila in Honduras

Press release R157/22
Mexican authorities must stop violence against journalists and guarantee their right to freely and safely practice their profession

Press release 129/22
The Office of the Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression (SRFOE) of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) presents its 2021 Annual Report

Announcement
The Office of the Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression (IACHR) launches consultation questionnaire for the preparation of the report on the closure of civic space in the Americas

Press release R106/22
The Office of the Special Rapporteur condemns the murder of journalist Francisca Sandoval during a protest and calls on the State of Chile to investigate the facts

Press release R100/22
The Office of the Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression (SRFOE) of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) announces its first official visit to Peru between May 16 and 20

Press release R102/22
The Office of the Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression (RELE) of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) condemns the persistence of murders of journalists in Mexico.

Press release R80/22
The Office of the Special Rapporteur warns of the risk of criminalization of legitimate exercises of freedom of expression in El Salvador as a result of legislative reforms

Press release R62/22
The Office of the Special Rapporteur warns about the normalization and worsening of violence against journalists in Mexico and urges the authorities to activate complementary measures

Announcement
SRFOE(IACHR) opens the call for applications for the ninth edition of its "Orlando Sierra" 2022/2023 fellowship

Press release R44/22
SRFOE condemns the use of firearms during a protest in Haiti that resulted in the death of a journalist and several people injured

Announcement
The SRFOE of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) is calling for applications for it second edition of the "TECH4RIGHTS" fellowship.

Press release R19/22
The Office of the Special Rapporteur expresses its concern regarding stigmatizing statements, media closures and prosecution of journalists in Venezuela

Press release R16/22
The Office of the Special Rapporteur condemns the murders of journalists José Luis Gamboa Arenas and Alfonso Margarito Martínez Esquivel in Mexico

Press release R12/22
SRFOE is concerned about the conviction for defamation for the publication of the journalistic book "Plata como cancha" in Peru.

Press release R9/22
The Special Rapporteur condemns the murder of journalists John Wesley Amady and Wilguens Louissaint in Haiti and urges the State to diligently investigate those responsible