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A "substantial advance" for press freedom.
The Supreme Court of Justice of Honduras recommend to the National Congress to leave without effect a reform of the Criminal Code which decriminalizes defamation.
It favors another bill to decriminalize offenses against honor.
IAPA President defended the concept that when it refers to information about public persons and matters of public interest, as in this case, there should always prevail the principle of press freedom over the right to one's honor.
The President of IAPA: "Once again we see with helplessness the long tradition that exists in Peru regarding the inhibitory use of lawsuits against journalists to oblige them to practice self-censorship".
69th General Assembly
October 18 – 22, 2013