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At least 40 journalists targeted amid Brazil capital riot and aftermath

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Rio de Janeiro, January 13, 2023 – Brazilian authorities must investigate all attacks on journalists covering the January 8...

Dozens of journalists harassed, injured amid Peru protests

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Bogotá, January 11, 2023 – In response to reports that more than 70 journalists have been harassed and attacked...

Peru: UN rights office calls for probe into protestor deaths

“We are very concerned at the rising violence in Peru, which on Monday 9 January saw one of the deadliest days since unrest erupted...

Honduras: new internal displacement law ‘much-needed step’ towards restoring hope and dignity

The action taken by the National Congress will help with the more than 247,000 Hondurans who have been displaced by violence, 55 per cent...

CPJ calls for Twitter to restore accounts of suspended journalists, commit to media freedom

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). New York, December 16, 2022—Twitter should immediately reinstate the journalists whose accounts it suspended without notice and explicitly commit...

Cholera’s continued spread in Haiti a ‘worrying trend’

Ulrika Richardson, UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in the Caribbean country, updated journalists in New York on the deadly outbreak, which was declared on...

CPJ, partners send letter calling for US to drop charges against Julian Assange

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). United States Department of Justice950 Pennsylvania Avenue NWWashington, D.C., 20530 December 8, 2022 Sent via email Dear Attorney General Garland, We, the undersigned...