Freedom of Expression

Press Release

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