When intimidation, threats, attacks and murders go unpunished, resulting in a climate of injustice and insecurity for those exercising their right to free expression.
Latin America is, by far, the most dangerous region of the world for environmental human rights defenders (EHRDs). The lack of effective guarantees of human rights protection in Latin American States has created this dire situation.
Somalia’s journalists have long been forced to work under difficult and dangerous circumstances, and the year 2015 offered them no respite.
Press freedom in the Philippines continued to be under attack from 2014 to 2015. The killing of journalists is continuing, with four journalists killed from May 2014 to May 2015. The trial of the accused masterminds of the Ampatuan (Maguindanao) Massacre and their supposed henchmen is continuing, but with a primary accused was released, while a witness in the same case was killed.
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