Central America - Reports
"Everyone feels vulnerable," said Mavis Cruz, director of the news program Noticias a la Hora on Radio Libertad in San Pedro Sula. But rather than coming together to face this crisis, Honduran journalists are deeply divided and suspicious of one another.
El Salvador's new generation of journalists would do well to be proactive, to work together, and to speak as one on the issues that endanger them all, says CPJ.
The report outlines areas where the country has failed to meet its legal obligations to protect freedom of expression.
The authorities should take steps to end impunity for abuses committed after the 2009 coup and to curb ongoing attacks against journalists and activists, says the organisation.
According to Human Rights Watch research, there has been little progress on human rights after six months of the Lobo government.
The government has been quick to minimise the killings and slow to investigate them, says the CPJ report.
ARTICLE 19's submission highlights how a lack of free and open democratic debate presents an obstacle to the promotion of freedom of expression.
A report issued after an international coalition visit to Honduras expresses concern over media concentration in the country and the role that it plays in the repression of freedom of expression.
President Daniel Ortega has defined independent news media as enemies and has moved aggressively to obstruct them and minimize their influence.
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