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En peligro la existencia de la CIDH por falta de financiación

Read this statement in English. El Instituto Internacional de la Prensa (IPI, por sus siglas en inglés), escritores y miembros de la red de Intercambio Internacional por la Libertad de Expresión (IFEX) instan a todos los estados miembros, observadores permanentes y otros donantes potenciales de la OEA a que reconsideren su falta de apoyo económico […]

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Costa Rica court: Surveillance of journalist unconstitutional

The International Press Institute (IPI) today welcomed a Costa Rican court’s ruling that government surveillance of a reporter’s phone records was unconstitutional. Costa Rica’s Constitutional Chamber of the Supreme Court made the ruling Friday in the case of Diario Extra journalist, Manuel Estrada, who was targeted by the Judicial Investigation Police (OIJ) after he wrote an […]

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Costa Rican reporter endures months of police monitoring

Costa Rica may suffer a blow to its image as one of Latin America’s beacons of democracy after a government agency was accused of spying on one of the country’s most popular daily newspapers. Diario Extra reported that the Investigative Police Body in Costa Rica, or the OIJ, had been monitoring and recording the telephone […]

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