11 cases against local news couple in Brazil

11 cases against local news couple in Brazil

11 defamation cases against local news couple Francisco da Silva Costa and Josineide Gonçalves da Silva run FALA RN, a news website based in São Gonçalo do Amarante in north-eastern Brazil. Their outlet covered cases of embezzlement of local public funds, nepotism,...
Radio Aukan: defending community radio in Chile

Radio Aukan: defending community radio in Chile

Chile’s broadcasting laws criminalise broadcasting without a licence Chile’s broadcasting laws criminalise broadcasting without a licence. Radio Aukan is a community radio station in Chile which reports on indigenous rights, the environment and other...
Juan Carlos Calderón, Ecuador

Juan Carlos Calderón, Ecuador

$1,000,000 for hurting the president’s feelings Juan Carlos Calderón is a journalist from Ecuador. In 2011, together with fellow journalist Christian Zurita, he published a book of investigative journalism reporting called El Gran Hermano (the big brother). The...
Claudia Duque: psychological torture in Colombia

Claudia Duque: psychological torture in Colombia

Claudia Duque Claudia Julieta Duque Orrego is a leading investigative journalist in Colombia and a recipient of the Courage in Journalism award. She works for Equipo Nizkor and Radio Nizkor, and is a member of FLIP (Fundación para la Libertad de Prensa) and the...
C-Libre Honduras

C-Libre Honduras

Advocating for freedom of expression in Honduras MLDI partners with organisations across the world to improve the availably of local level support for journalists, media and bloggers in need of defence. One of our newest partners is C-Libre in Honduras. We interviewed...