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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.
2010 - 11 - 18

The journalist, murdered last year in El Salvador, was honored this Wednesday (November 17) in Madrid with the screening of “La Vida Loca” (The Crazy Life), his last documentary, which sought, according to the producer, “to find humanity in inhumanity” through an account of the life of the members of the Mara 18 street gang in the San Salvador suburbs.

2010 - 11 - 13
El Diario

Entre el dolor y la indignación de llegar al segundo aniversario del homicidio de nuestro compañero y amigo José Armando Rodríguez Carreón, El Choco, los periodistas de El Diario queremos hacer patente nuestro repudio a la impunidad en la que continúa este crimen.

2010 - 11 - 9
Israel Cárdenas/SIPSE

The legislative branch of government has introduced proposals to protect journalists in carrying out their work in Mexico on four counts that coincide with the objectives of the Inter American Press Association (IAPA).

2010 - 11 - 8
President Juan Manuel Santos declared that in the last eight months the number of murders of journalists in Colombia had fallen by 90%.

2010 - 11 - 7
Juan Carlos Pérez/SIPSE

Roberto Rock, vice president of the Press Freedom and Information Commission of the Inter American Press Association (IAPA), carried out a recount of the murders occurred this year in Mexico, besides the legal proposal that integrates more than one thousand 300 newspapers of America.

2010 - 11 - 7
Notimex /

President Juan Manuel Santos declared that in the last eight months the number of murders of journalists in Colombia had fallen by 90%.

2010 - 11 - 5
Lucydalia Baca C., La Prensa

As a homage to the Martyr of the Public Freedoms, Pedro Joaquín Chamorro Cardenal, and to denounce the impunity surrounding the murders of journalists in the Americas, Costa Rican documentary maker Alexander Arias placed part of his work at the site of the Chamorro’s murder 32 years ago.

2010 - 11 - 4
Luciano Franco, La Crónica de Hoy

The government of Mexico on November 3 signed into being what is called the Mechanism for the Protection of Journalists, which sets up an Advisory Committee made up of the ministers of Foreign Relations (SRE) and Public Safety (SSP), the Mexican Attorney General’s Office (PGR) and National Human Rights Commission (CNDH), in addition to members of the press as well as the Interior Ministry.

2010 - 11 - 4

Geneva, Switzerland, Nov. 4 (EFE)—The International Freedom of Expression Exchange network in Latin America and the Caribbean (IFEX-ALC) has asked Honduras that all the cases of the murder of journalists in that country be investigated by the Special Prosecutor’s Office for Human Rights.

2010 - 11 - 2

"For the right to know I lend my voice to those who have no voice,” famed music producer Emilio Estefan declares in a video aired on social networks, thus joining efforts by the Inter American Press Association (IAPA) in its battle against the impunity surrounding crimes against journalists in the Americas.

2010 - 11 - 1

Miami (November 1, 2010)—The Inter American Press Association (IAPA) today expressed outrage at the murder in Brazil of journalist José Ruben Pontes de Souza – the second of its kind in the South American country in less than two weeks – and called on the authorities there to pay special attention to these demonstrations of violence and investigate swiftly to determine the motives so as to bring those responsible to justice.

2010 - 10 - 25

The IAPA has called on the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) to act on its denunciation of the still unpunished 1997 murder of Mexican journalist Benjamín Flores González.

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