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In this area are compiled reports that may or may not be linked to the legal proceedings contained in this page, as well as any other information that affects the climate of impunity or justice surrounding crimes against journalists.
2011 - 9 - 9

The Inter American Press Association (IAPA) today expressed outrage at the murder in Peru of journalist Pedro Alonso Flores Silva and urged officials there to carry out an immediate, exhaustive and transparent investigation.

2011 - 9 - 2

The Inter American Press Association (IAPA) today expressed repudiation of the murder in Mexico of women journalists Ana María Marcela Yarce Viveros and Rocío González Trápaga and called on officials not to discard any theory as to the motive, despite the fact that it was thought initially that it might have been a common crime or an anti-feminist act.

2011 - 8 - 31

Miami (August 31, 2011)—The Inter American Press Association (IAPA) today praised the academic commitment made by Latin American universities during its recent Hemisphere Conference of Universities held in Mexico. During the conference legal reforms to combat violence against the press were recommended, along with changes in degree courses to adapt them to the reality that the press faces today.

2011 - 8 - 29

A court in Oakland, California, has sentenced two men to life imprisonment without parole for the August 2007 murder of Oakland Post editor Chauncey Bailey but it took much too long to render justice in this case.

2011 - 8 - 29
Marvin Jiménez Ruiz, UCC

At a press conference the UCC research team that took part in the Universities Hemisphere Conference held recently in Mexico by the Inter American Press Association (IAPA) presented the Declaration of Puebla, which contains a series of recommendations made by the 22 universities participating in that event.

2011 - 8 - 26
El Universal

PUEBLA, Pue., agosto 26 (EL UNIVERSAL).- Al concluir la Conferencia Hemisférica Universitaria, convocada por la Sociedad Interamericana de Prensa (SIP), especialistas, académicos y estudiantes, acordaron trabajar coordinadamente para impulsar una mejor defensa del derecho de libertad de expresión, así como protección a periodistas.

2011 - 8 - 26


The participants in the Hemisphere Conference of Universities, held by the Inter American Press Association in Puebla, committed to propose reforms to public policies designed to combat violence against journalists and the impunity surrounding such crimes.

2011 - 8 - 26

El rector de la UNAM señaló que la violencia que afecta al ejercicio del periodismo está relacionada con la crisis de valores que vivimos.

2011 - 8 - 25

PUEBLA (25 de agosto 2011)- Los participantes de la Conferencia Hemisférica Universitaria que se celebra hoy en Puebla, México, bajo la convocatoria de la Sociedad Interamericana de Prensa, condenan enérgicamente el secuestro y asesinato del periodista de Sinaloa Humberto Millán Salazar.

2011 - 8 - 19

Miami (August 19, 2011)—The president of the Inter American Press Association (IAPA), Gonzalo Marroquín, today expressed the organization’s satisfaction that more than twenty Latin American universities are committed to proposing reforms of public policies to combat the impunity surrounding crimes and violence committed against journalists.

2011 - 8 - 3

The Inter American Press Association (IAPA) condemned the murder of Dominican Republic journalist José Agustín Silvestre; it appealed to officials to order an immediate in-depth investigation to uncover the motive and bring those responsible to justice.

2011 - 8 - 2

The Inter-American Human Rights Court on June 28 and 29 held at its headquarters in San José, Costa Rica, a public hearing in the case of González Medina and next of kin v. Dominican Republic, in which were heard “the statements of one of the alleged victims, two eye-witnesses, one proposed by the representatives of the alleged victims and the other proposed, ex oficio, by the Court, and an expert proposed by the Inter-American Commission and the representatives of the alleged victims,” the Court reported in a press release.

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