Argentina - Alerts
Marcelo Massimini believes the attack is related to a TV report on the unsanitary conditions at a public school in Longchamps and the impact on the students.
Gustavo Tinetti told FOPEA he thinks the incident is related to an investigation he is doing on the 9 de Julio mayor, Walter R. Battistella, and accusations of tax evasion.
FOPEA called for quick action, stressing the need for an immediate end to the threats against Ester Lutz and Gustavo Raffin.
"Drug trafficking is one of the greatest enemies of journalism in Latin America and, to some extent, it made the area become in 2011 the world's most dangerous region for media workers," says IPI.
Omar Millalonco and Lilen Mercado study journalism at the Universidad Nacional de La Plata and work to defend human rights.
Mariano Martinez, a journalist at Radio FM Popular, was severely beaten and left unconscious by activists linked to the mayor of Los Antiguos.
The team was investigating the alleged labour exploitation of 15 Bolivian workers, most of them children.
The organisation characterised attempts by the government to control press freedom via a law regulating the manufacture and marketing of newsprint as "malicious".
Five committees of the Chamber of Deputies at an extraordinary session yesterday approved a bill declaring the manufacture, commercialization and distribution of newsprint for newspapers to be of public interest.
The station owner believes the incident is linked to its critical coverage of local mayor Nelson Carvalho.
A preliminary investigation indicates that the fire may have been deliberately set because several rags doused in kerosene were found on the premises.
Journalist María Gracia Martín and camera operator Raúl Vicessi were covering a story when a young man pulled out a gun and pointed it at them.
Rodolfo Walsh was tortured and killed by the military dictatorship in 1977.
Norte Visión owner Daniel Longarela said he is very concerned over the incident since it forms part of a trend of attacks that have become more serious in nature over time.
The owner of 93.3 FM in Zarate says that security cameras show a masked man pouring liquid outside the building and then setting it on fire.
FM Pajsachama programming focuses on defending indigenous peoples, and for this they have often received criticism from other social and political groups.
Carlos Walker was beaten, robbed and shot after taking photographs of political posters that were on display without a permit on a street in the city of Mar del Plata
There are concerns for the safety of Mario Sánchez and his family following a number of incidents of threats and intimidation.
The organisation calls on the Colombian authorities to investigate the purchase by unidentified individuals of all copies of an edition of the "El Heraldo" newspaper.
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Sergio Schneider believes the incident is related to his professional activities, as he had recently received threats.