IFEX Daily Digest for 23 July 2012

20 July 2012 | Mexico

Nuevo Día journalist gets death threats in Sonora

Hiram González Machi said that in previous break-ins the criminals had stolen valuable items. This time, however, nothing was taken; the only evidence was damage to his property and the threat "Reporter, you're going to die."

Compiled by Diane Partenio

23 July 2012 | Liberia

Liberian president signs Table Mountain declaration

The declaration identifies criminal defamation and 'insult' laws as among the most severe obstacles to the future of the independent press in Africa.
23 July 2012 | Mali

Government urged to guarantee safety of journalists in wake of post-coup violence

ARTICLE 19 is concerned over a spate of assaults on and threats against journalists and is calling on the authorities to take immediate action to protect them.

Putting free expression issues in perspective.

Sign up to receive IFEX In Context.

Take action!

Demand release of Ethiopian journalist Eskinder Nega Join the call for the release of Ethiopian journalist and blogger Eskinder Nega who was sentenced to 18 years in prison on 13 July 2012 on bogus terrorism charges.
13 July 2012

IFEX is a global network of committed organisations working to defend and promote free expression.
Permission is granted for material on this website to be reproduced or republished in whole or in part provided the source member and/or IFEX is cited with a link to the original item.