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IAPA Midyear Meeting 2018Medellín, Colombia
IAPA Midyear Meeting 2018
IAPA make a public call on them to continue with the same determination for the crime to be fully clarified and true justice to be done.
The Inter-American Court of Human Rights held the State of Colombia accountable for the impunity of a crime against a journalist.
"Public act of recognition of international responsibility" on the part of the government of Colombia with the objective of redressing inefficiencies and injustices regarding the case of journalist Nelson Carvajal Carvajal, murdered in 1998.
"The stigmatization and insults of the press, made by public officials and disseminated in social media, create a hostile climate for the press and incite violence against journalists and the media," said the IAPA president.
Also stressed the urgency of strengthening the official mechanism for prevention and protection of journalists.
Condemned a new attack on the headquarters of RCN Radio in Bogotá.
Welcomed the decision of the Colombian Constitutional Court to call private and public players to a hearing on freedom of expression in social media.
69th General Assembly
October 18 – 22, 2013